A Look Behind the Curtain of the Global Coffee Trade

Bernard Melanson

by Karl Wienhold Roast Magazine Releases Cheap Coffee Book A Look Behind the Curtain of the Global Coffee Trade by Karl Wienhold PORTLAND, Ore. (April 16, 2021) — A new book called “Cheap Coffee: A Look Behind the Curtain of the Global Coffee Trade” by Karl Wienhold looks at the supply chain of green coffee. The supply chain for coffee is broken. Cheap Coffee provides a broad explanation of the economics, mechanics and power structures that define the industry today. It is a readable and digestible synthesis of thousands of pages of academic literature and expert interviews, in disciplines ranging...

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What Is A Caffeine Crash? Plus, 3 Tips To Prevent It From Happening

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One of Dr Pedre's clients mentioned he had been feeling extreme fatigue along with irritability, especially in the afternoon. "Around 3 p.m., I get drowsy, and focusing on work feels impossible," he told me during a virtual consultation. The opposite problem occurred at night as he struggled to fall and stay asleep. 
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Coffee is Getting Cheaper and That’s Bad News

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Anyone who enjoys good coffee — the kind that comes in a bag, not in a can — knows a pound of quality beans will set them back by more than $10. But ask how much of that money goes to the farmer who grew those beans, and they might be surprised, even troubled, by the answer: Less than 70 cents.

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Is Coffee Good for Me?

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We’ve come a long way from the cans of Folgers that filled our grandparents’ cupboards, with our oat milk lattes, cold brews and Frappuccinos. Some of us are still very utilitarian about the drink while others perform elaborate rituals. The fourth most popular beverage in the country, coffee is steeped into our culture. Just the right amount can improve our mood; too much may make us feel anxious and jittery.
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