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January 3, 2022

What is the pistachio latte?

November 16, 2021

What is a nitro latte?

November 15, 2021

How much caffeine is in cold brew coffee?

November 11, 2021

What is sparkling coffee?

October 19, 2021

What are single-serve coffee bags?

March 7, 2022

What is flash brew coffee?

Today, when most people talk about cold coffee, cold brew or iced coffee generally come to mind first. But as far back as the 1960s, people were enjoying an entirely different kind of cold coffee beverage in Japan: Japanese iced coffee, also known as flash brew. It wasn’t until the late 20th and early 21st century, however, that this beverage started to become popular further afield in the US. Since… read more

Today, when most people talk about cold coffee, cold brew or iced coffee generally come to mind first. But as far back as the 1960s, people were enjoying an entirely different kind of cold coffee beverage in Japan: Japanese iced… read more

March 7, 2022

What is flash brew coffee?

Today, when most people talk about cold coffee, cold brew or iced coffee generally come to mind first. But as far back as the 1960s,...

January 3, 2022

What is the pistachio latte?

As its name might suggest, the pistachio latte is simple: a milk-based beverage flavoured with pistachio. The pistachio flavour typically comes in the form of...

November 16, 2021

What is a nitro latte?

Nitrogen is a clear, odourless, and tasteless gas that has long been used to preserve food and drink products. Over the past 50 years or...

November 15, 2021

How much caffeine is in cold brew coffee?

Coffee is an essential pick-me-up for millions of people around the world. As we know, its high caffeine content is a key part of why...

November 11, 2021

What is sparkling coffee?

The coffee industry continues to innovate with a range of new product categories, beverage categories like cold brew, nitro cold brew, and the espresso tonic...

October 19, 2021

What are single-serve coffee bags?

Across industries around the world, consumers are continuously increasing its demand for convenience and speed. The coffee sector is no different – people want high-quality...

September 23, 2021

Cappuccino variations around the world

The cappuccino is an iconic coffee beverage that combines espresso, steamed milk, and microfoam. It’s been around for centuries, and has evolved in a number...

September 2, 2021

Exploring alternative coffee beverages

While specialty coffee consumption continues to rise around the world, demand for functional alternative beverages is also increasing.  This is in no small part because...

August 19, 2021

What is espresso tonic?

As delicious as espresso can be, its intense and concentrated flavour is not for everyone. Likewise, tonic water, with its powerful astringency, can be just...

May 31, 2021

What is RTD hard coffee?

For a few years now, ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee has been one of the fastest-growing market segments in the coffee sector.  Its growth has been fuelled...

February 1, 2021

Exploring Vietnamese coffee

Vietnam is the second largest coffee producer in the world by volume, after Brazil. It is renowned for producing large volumes of robusta. However, in...

January 11, 2021

What Is The Café Cubano?

All across Latin America, coffee producing countries have traditional ways of preparing coffee that have been passed down from generation to generation. The café cubano,...

January 7, 2021

What Is Café De Olla?

The café de olla is a historic Mexican coffee beverage made by combining spices and coffee in a clay pot. The exact recipe used for...

January 4, 2021

What Is The Espresso Romano?

The espresso romano is a simple yet intriguing beverage. In its purest form, it is an espresso served with a slice of lemon, even though...

December 22, 2020

Butter Coffee: What Is It & Why Do People Drink It?

In the late 2000s, lifestyle author and the CEO of Bulletproof, Dave Asprey, returned from Tibet after drinking yak butter tea at high altitudes. In...

December 18, 2020

What Is The Turmeric Latte?

In recent years, coffee shop customers have come to demand more from their beverages. With an emerging consumer focus on health and wellness, more and...