According to a new study to be published in the 25 June 2008 edition of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, you may only need to smell the rich aroma of coffee to send a wake up call to the brain rather than drink it.
Britain’s Costa Coffee have announced plans to convert its entire coffee bean supply to sustainably grown beans sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms by 2010. The Rainforest Alliance is an independent, international non-profit NGO that works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behaviour.
According to a recent investigative report released by the World Wildlife Fund – WWF, coffee lovers around the world may unwittingly be drinking coffee that has been illegally grown inside one of the world’s most important national parks.
Women in Peru are the subject of persistent discrimination in education, employment, and health. That’s why Cafe Femenino, a coffee growing cooperative managed solely by women, is turning heads – especially male heads. Femenino is a great program to be involved in and the coffee they’re putting out is absolutely wonderful.