Kenya’s Troubled Coffee Market

Finding middle ground… AllAfrica offers a smartly-written overview of Kenya’s troubled coffee market. “In spite of the pleasure and sense of social cohesiveness that millions of coffee lovers around the world derive from this beverage, in Kenya...

Camp Coffee, Revisited

It’s just you, Mother Nature, and an empty coffee cup. What’cha gonna do, MacGyver? It wouldn’t be summer without at least one post on Camp Coffee (mind you, that’s Camp Coffee, not Cowboy Coffee). This ode to coffee would appear to be a...

Good Night, Peter Jennings.

When John Paul II passed and a new Pope was raised to the chair with no sign of Peter Jennings in Vatican Square, it was clear that something was terribly wrong… Peter Jennings died of lung cancer this weekend. My generation grew up with Peter Jennings bringing...

Reviving Yemen Coffee

Yemen coffees are the stuff of myth and legend. Mocha — the long silted-over port on the Red Sea– is still synonymous with coffees of the region, and with coffee itself. The coffees of Yemen are notorious and strange; dry-processed as a rule and round in...
Rocket Fuel?

Rocket Fuel?

Not enough kick in your hazelnut latte? Need a bigger bang from your vanilla mocha raspberry ‘ccino? Look no further than Sky Rocket Caffeinated Syrups! With 100mg of caffeine in each one ounce serving you’ll have your pick-me-up buzzing in no time....

The Vertue of the Coffee Drink

An image of an early coffee handbill, circa 1652… It will prevent Drowsiness, and make one fit for business, if one have occasion to Watch, and therefore you are not to Drink of it after Supper unless you intend to be watchful, for it will hinder sleep for 3 or...

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