Jul 24, 2014

Nestle Japan to leave industry groups over product description

Nestle Japan Ltd. said it will withdraw from several domestic coffee industry associations, including the Japanese coffee fair trade conference, citing disagreements over the description of its products. Nestle Japan said Wednesday it has started to call its instant coffee products “regular soluble coffee,” ...

Nestle takes aim at Japan market as demand for coffee rises

Jun 17, 2014

Nestle takes aim at Japan market as demand for coffee rises

by Mie Sakamoto

The domestic coffee market hit a record high last year, with consumption reaching 446,392 tons, according to the All Japan Coffee Association. “Coffee was originally thought a social drink to be consumed at coffee shops,” said Toyohide Nishino, the association’s executive director. “But the ...

Caffeine stirs memory: study

Jan 25, 2014

Caffeine stirs memory: study

A jolt of caffeine can boost memory, according to a study published recently that provides a scientific motive for students slurping coffee, tea or energy drinks when cramming for exams. A team at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, found that caffeine enhances certain ...

Vietnam brews global coffee takeover

Apr 21, 2013

Vietnam brews global coffee takeover

Most Vietnamese coffee farmers have never heard of a double tall skinny latte, but they can tell you the price of the beans that are used to make one in their sleep. From high-tech Israeli irrigation systems to text message updates of global prices ...

Mar 16, 2013

Green tea, coffee may cut stroke risk

A study tracking more than 80,000 adults for 13 years found those who regularly drank green tea or coffee were 20 percent less likely to suffer a stroke, researchers said Friday. Green tea may help protect blood vessels, while coffee could lower blood sugar ...