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9 creative ways to use old coffee grounds

9 Creative Ways To Use Old Coffee Grounds

Coffee is a globally popular beverage. In the UK alone, more than 90 million cups of coffee are served daily. Also, the coffee industry has created employment for over 210,000 individuals in the region.  Why Reuse Coffee Grounds You can imagine the sheer amount of coffee grounds that are thrown away every day. Yes, the … Read more

Coffee in the Congo

Coffee Production in Congo: Coffee and Conflict

Farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) grow both Arabica and Robusta varieties of coffee. However, despite Robusta being the lower grade coffee, it has a larger production volume than Arabica. Only 20% of Congo’s annual coffee production is Arabica. Currently, there are over 12,000 farmers in the country who grow coffee. Most … Read more

Nicaraguan coffee

How Is coffee Grown In Nicaragua?

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America. It has an area that is slightly bigger than New York State. On the North of Nicaragua, we have Honduras, and on the South, we have Costa Rica.  Coffee has always played an important role in uplifting its economy.  Throughout the political instability of the 20th and … Read more

Caribbean Coffee

A Brief Overview of Caribbean Coffee | What You Should Know.

Brazil, Indonesia, and Colombia aren’t the only coffee-growing countries in the world. You might be surprised to know that the Caribbean is also a major producer of specialty coffee1.  The term the Caribbean refers to the Caribbean Sea and the regions surrounding it. This region includes countries such as Jamaica, Hawaii, Dominican Republic, and Cuba. … Read more

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Drip vs. Immersion Brewing: A Battle of Two Methods

Filtered coffee might be the most straightforward form of brewing coffee. All you need is a paper filter, some hot water, and some coffee ground. However, there are many other forms of coffee brewing. Some are suited for brewing light roast coffee, and some are suited for brewing dark roast.  Filter Coffee Brewing can be … Read more

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Everything You Need to know about Vietnamese Coffee

Did you know Vietnam is the second-largest coffee producer in the world? It comes right after Brazil. Arabica and Robusta are the two primary coffee types, and Vietnam is known for growing Robusta coffee. Robusta is twice as high in caffeine as Arabica coffee, but still, it is used for brewing some delicious coffee beverages. … Read more

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What Is The Nairobi Coffee Exchange? How Do Auctions Work?

The Nairobi Coffee Exchange (NCE) purpose is to auction every batch of coffee beans produced inside Nairobi. It operates under the Nairobi Exchange Management Committee. The Kenyan Agriculture, Food, and Fisheries Authority are responsible for regulating this exchange. The NCE organizes the auction every Tuesday of every week.  Embed from Getty Images How Big Is … Read more