Coffee On The Brain

Coffee On The Brain

Why is caffeine addictive and how does it affect the human brain? Soon after you eat or drink something containing caffeine, it is quickly absorbed through the small intestine and dissolved into the bloodstream.  Caffeine is both water and fat soluble and is able to...
The Anatomy Of A Coffee Bean

The Anatomy Of A Coffee Bean

Your favorite morning beverage begins nestled in the middle of vibrant red cherries.  It takes nearly a year for a cherry to mature after first flowering, and about 5 years of growth for a coffee tree to reach full fruit production.  With the exception of Peaberry,...
The Mysterious Origins of Coffee

The Mysterious Origins of Coffee

“Coffee – the favorite drink of the civilized world.” – Thomas Jefferson Coffee has been around for as long as we can remember.  Through generations and generations, it is an important part of millions of people’s lives, and many could...
Coffee Cupping & Tasting Terms

Coffee Cupping & Tasting Terms

Coffee is one of the most beloved beverages on the planet, and few of us can do without our daily caffeine.  We love the taste when sipping that cup of coffee, but often don’t realize the complexity of tasting involved in the cup. Comparable to wine aficionados,...
Enjoy Your Coffee! It’s Good For You!

Enjoy Your Coffee! It’s Good For You!

Guess what Ka’u Coffee lovers! Not only does it smell good, and taste good, coffee is good for your health! Here is a list of reasons to drink coffee, according to Caffeine Informer. Pain Relief: The Journal of Pain, March 2007, says “Two cups of coffee can cut...
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