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CoffeeCups at Caffe Culture 2014!

CCLOGO-01 It’s that time again and we here at coffeecups are preparing to hit the show floor at this year’s caffé culture exhibition on 14-15 May at the Olympia Exhibition Centre! With top companies such as Lotus, Teapigs and many more attending, there’s plenty to see for those thinking about starting a café or those who already own one, looking to ...
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Beerspresso Machine To Begin a Coffee and Beer Trend?

600c6961478436d1e581d08335f9151c_large It may be across the pond in Atlanta, but with the recent budget changes in the UK, the beerspresso machine of Taproom Café seems like a great idea! The Espresso machine has been gutted and repurposed into a 12-tap “Beerspresso” machine, it includes a glass rinser mounted into the drip tray plus three additional taps for chilled water, filtered water ...
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London Coffee Festival Coming Soon!

At the beginning of April, coffee retailers, suppliers and cafes will be gathering in London to partake in the London Coffee Festival as part of the UK Coffee Week! With many names such as Black Sheep, Costa, UE Coffee Roasters and even Starbucks in attendance Extract from official website  “The London Coffee Festival celebrates London’s bustling and vibrant coffee scene. ...
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Oscars Nominees In Latte Art!

Latte art 3 Leonardo Di’Cappuccino, anyone? One very talented barista has recreated some of the lucky winners and nominees of the Oscars in the foam of a latte! Mike Breach, in a promotion with illy USA of York decided to pay tribute to the 2014 Oscar nominations by recreating some of the stars and films!   With the increasing popularity of latte art, ...
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Worst Drought in Years Hits Brazil’s Coffee Trade

At this time of year the coffee plants in the mountains of Brazil are usually in bloom, but last month a drought hit Brazil worse than has been seen for decades, seriously damaging the yields of Arabica coffee beans. This weather has hit the record books and has caused desperate measures across the country, even to the point of water ...
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How to Make Black Russian and White Russian Drinks!

Brussian-01 In the spirit of the Winter Olympics in Russia going on right now, we’ve been looking into famous coffees from Russia, perhaps the most famous of which are the Black Russian and White Russian, so while you’re sat at home or at a bar with your friends enjoying some winter sport, why not settle down with one of these famous ...
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Office Dogs Boosting Morale!

tulip copy Since the introduction of Tulip to the office, things have been running a lot smoother Dogs are often thought of for their companionship and playful nature, and recently we’ve had visits from Tulip, one of our employees, Alex’s dog and morale has been boosted greatly, having her run around the office really brings people together. It has been proven that ...
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A Must-Have for Coffee Lovers on Valentines Day!

  How many times have you heard “do you want to grab a coffee sometime?” or words of that nature in the movies at the start of a budding romance? Going out on a coffee date has been a popular cliché in Hollywood for longer than any of us can remember, but isn’t just in the movies that this happens, ...
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New Study finds Caffeine in Coffee May have Direct Link to Better Memory

Anyone who spends enough time awake studying or working through the night will tell you coffee is their best friend, but a new study suggests that, in fact that double espresso you drank at 2am might actually improve your memory retention, which is great news for students (well, at least those that like coffee) Nature Neuroscience has published an article by ...
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International Coffee festival to be held in Bangalore- India

The world’s best brewers are to gather in India this year for the international coffee festival. Growers, exporters and retailers from around the world are going to take part in the event. India has become the world’s fifth-largest exporter of coffee and is responsible for 4% of the world’s production , with domestic consumption rising exponentially in the last year. ...
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