¿El mejor café? El colombiano

“Desde que sembramos la semilla hasta el primer fruto de café tardamos dos años”, dice la señal de la hacienda San Alberto, en Buenavista, en el Eje Cafetero de Colombia.

Eso demuestra la intensiva labor de estos cultivos que no producen la misma cantidad de dinero de aquellos que están prohibidos, pero son tan exquisitos sus productos y de tan gran valor social que los apreciamos mucho más.
Los Jeep Willis norteamericanos de la época de la Segunda Guerra Mundial pueden verse por todas partes, y de ahí la palabra Yipao, porque los llenan de cosas.

Sixty-seven percent of Europeans can’t imagine life without coffee

Italians are the most aware of coffee’s suggested health benefits, with almost 50% stating they drink coffee specifically for its health benefits

LONDON, UK – Despite a cultural love of coffee, over a third (39%) of Europeans are uncertain about the potential health benefits of coffee. Coffee remains integrated into the European lifestyle: predominantly drunk at home, at work or in cafes, with 40% of respondents saying coffee gets their day off to a good start.

South Korean imports strongly up despite economic down turn

WASHINGTON, U.S. – South Korean coffee imports data showed 27 percent increase in value of $527 million and 17 percent increase in volume of 134,000 Metric Tons in 2014 compared to the year 2013, according to Coffee Market Brief Update from USDA Foreign Agricultural Service.

Despite the economic down turn and health concerns, coffee industry resources expect to continue to grow by 10 percent annually for the coming years as the last four consecutive years have done.

Five benefits of coffee for athletes

As an athlete, your fueling strategy probably involves three or four key beverages—water, milk, protein shakes and sports drinks like Gatorade. But research shows that a morning cup of coffee might be a great addition to your arsenal. The brown brew offers a slew of health benefits for both athletes and average health-conscious people. Here are five reasons why you, the athlete, should incorporate coffee in your rotation.

Drinking up to 5 cups of coffee (12 cups of espresso) is good for your health, new Dietary Guidelines say

MILAN – In the first update in five years, the U.S. Federal Government on Thursday concluded that drinking up to five cups a day can be part of a “healthy lifestyle.” The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services, are also the first ever to recommend a limit — 10% of daily calories — to the amount of added sugars Americans should consume.

Starbucks abrirá 50 tiendas en México en 2016

Las unidades de Starbucks se sumarán a las 507 que tienen actualmente, dijo Ileana Jiménez, directora de Comunicación de la cadena de cafeterías. El consumo de café de los mexicanos se ha transformado, afirma la empresa.
La cadena de cafeterías Starbucks prevé abrir 50 tiendas en México durante 2016, los cuales se sumarán a las 507 que tienen actualmente, dijo Ileana Jiménez, directora de Comunicación de la firma en el país.

Starbucks plans to open 500 stores a year in China

CHENGDU, China – Starbucks said on Tuesday it aims to open 500 stores in China this year, with a goal of operating at least 3,400 stores there by 2019. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, the company’s chairman and CEO Howard Schultz said that he is bullish on the world’s most populous country.

He also stated that the Seattle-based coffee giant, which already runs 2,000 stores in 100 Chinese cities, plans to open 500 more annually for the next five years.

South Korea’s coffee market goes upscale in unfazed love for cup of joe

SEOUL – With little sign of subsiding in Korea’s coffee craze, Koreans’ palate for java is becoming more and more picky, refined and high-end. It is no secret that Korean women rather pass a full meal for a cup of joe with a government survey showing coffee beating out the country’s staple side dish kimchi and rice as the most consumed food as a Korean gulps down two cups a day, or 12.2 times a week, on average.


fuente: comunicaffe.com


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