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Apr 9, 2018

Okinawa brews up plans to make homegrown coffee a new specialty product

While Japan mostly depends on imports for its coffee consumption, farmers in Okinawa are trying to popularize homegrown coffee. Local farmers established a producers association in 2014, hoping to make coffee beans a new signature agricultural product of the island prefecture. The association is set ...

Cancer and coffee: What we know

/ Apr 1, 2018

Cancer and coffee: What we know

Trouble is brewing for coffee lovers in California, where a judge ruled that sellers must post scary warnings about cancer risks. But how frightened should we be of a daily cup of joe? Not very, some scientists and available evidence seem to suggest. Scientific concerns ...

California judge rules coffee needs cancer warning labels

Mar 30, 2018

California judge rules coffee needs cancer warning labels

A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry a cancer warning label. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said in a proposed decision Wednesday that Starbucks and other coffee companies failed to show the threat from a chemical compound produced ...

London cafe boasts 'Selfieccino' self portraits in froth

Dec 20, 2017

London cafe boasts 'Selfieccino' self portraits in froth

A cafe in London is taking barista art to a new level by giving customers the chance to sip on their own self-portraits. The Tea Terrace, based in House of Fraser's Oxford Street branch, has become Europe's first location to deliver the "Selfieccino," which features ...