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Growing Coffee: Where Do Coffee Beans Come From?

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Growing Coffee: Where Do Coffee Beans Come From?

Coffee beans are seeds of plants belonging to the Rubiaceae family, which comprises terrestrial trees, shrubs, lianas, or herbs that are recognizable by simple leaves and small flowers. The two species that are exploited commercially are Coffee arabica—which accounts for 70% of world coffee production, and Coffee canephora, also called robusta coffee, with 30% of the global output.

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How Many Coffee Flavors are There: Inventing the Flavor Wheel

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How Many Coffee Flavors are There: Inventing the Flavor Wheel

Scientists solve many great problems, curing polio, getting to the moon, increasing crop yields, and… defining the flavors of coffee! The scientists see this as a critical step for the coffee industry to best describe their flavors and types of coffee. But how exactly do you go about making a coffee taster's flavor wheel when everyone has their own opinion about tastes?

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Did Princess Leia Drink Coffee?

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Did Princess Leia Drink Coffee?

Brewing coffee in microgravity conditions becomes very tricky for a few different reasons. First and foremost, terrestrial coffee uses gravity to brew. Think about it, you pour hot water over the coffee beans which then produces a good ol’ cup of Joe. 

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Five Countries That Drink the Most Coffee—the U.S. Isn't One of Them

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Five Countries That Drink the Most Coffee—the U.S. Isn't One of Them

Whether to wake up or stay up, coffee has always been a drink that warms your body and is great to sip with your friends. These are the top five countries who drink the most coffee in the world.

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Monumental Post is Now Skrupulous: We Evolved

Monumental Post is Now Skrupulous: We Evolved

A new brand identity represents a change of direction and helps showcase continued commitment. Meet our new logo and read what else is part of the rebranding.

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