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Epigenesis refers to the molecular processes that turn individual genes on and off. These are triggered by food, drinks, pollution, exercise, stress, and other aspects of “life experience.” more

Dec 8, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

Good agricultural practices, widely promoted in the coffee lands, may actually depress profits. more

Dec 7, 2017 12:00 AM News

A new study identified coffee’s dependence on bees as a significant threat in regions where higher temperatures reduce both the number and variety of these industrious insects. more

Oct 6, 2017 12:00 AM News

New research indicates caffeine may help you live longer so long as you don’t mind having a sweet tooth. more

Oct 3, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

The Specialty Coffee Association recently announced a new market research study to help roasters and retailers make sound business decisions. more

Jul 28, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Obese mice can lose weight by consuming high levels of caffeine, according to a recent report in Nature Communications. more

Jul 28, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Drink Coffee, Live Longer

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Two studies released the same day report what coffee drinkers love to hear: If you drink coffee, you may live longer. more

Jul 25, 2017 12:00 AM News

British coffee and tea consumers spend £2,210 on average each year in coffee shops, according to a recent online market research study. more

Jul 21, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Short-term heat waves can stunt the flowering of arabica plants, a recent university study indicates. And, no flowering means no fruit is produced. more

Jun 15, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Puerto Rico may be getting warmer and drier and those changes in climate could threaten the country’s coffee group. A new study by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that climate change may harm growing conditions. more

Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

The Specialty Coffee Association is partnering with the University of California, Davis, on a two-year initiative to re-evaluate the coffee industry’s basic understanding of coffee brewing. more

Jun 5, 2017 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Researchers say a spike in consumption by Generation Z and Millennials is due to innovation and artisanal quality. more

Apr 10, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Analysis of market trends show that consumption of tea out of the home is on the rise in Britain and Tetley is offering support to out-of-home operators with The Tea Report 2017. more

Mar 3, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

This recently published treatise pairing the insights of science-focused researchers with craft-focused coffee roasters, growers, economists and traders is the inspired and ambitious undertaking of Nestlé Nespresso. more

Dec 20, 2016 12:00 AM Features

A University of Exeter study suggests a “perfect storm” of bad weather and decreased use of fertilizers led to the rapid expansion of Coffee Leaf Rust (Roya) in Central America. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

The cradle of coffee may be its salvation as researchers working in Ethiopia identify farm-level adaptations to protect arabica from threats posed by climate change. more

Oct 13, 2016 8:00 AM Features

The Tea Research Association’s center in Tocklai, Assam has been facing a funding crunch for months requiring severe cutbacks in programs. more

Oct 5, 2016 12:00 AM Tea Report

A new research study shows a positive link between caffeine consumption by older women and dementia. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

The Texas A&M University recently decided to create a dedicated research center to advance study into coffee with the goals of improved quality and sustainability throughout the global supply. more

Sep 3, 2016 12:00 AM Coffee Report

Until recently, the study of tea in China has focused on specific tea producing regions within the country. But there is now a new trend to study the tea cultures of other countries. more

Aug 17, 2016 12:00 AM Tea Report

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