Author Archives: Lez Carr

Mindful customers are demanding transparency in the coffee market

Coffee is the most prized hot beverage consumed around the world. Every single day, some 3 billion cups are consumed. Today, coffee drinkers are more knowledgeable than ever, insisting on transparency in the coffee market. They demand to be certain of the quality of products they are consuming and are likewise ready to pay higher […]


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Coffee may soon replace insulin injections in diabetic patients

Coffee itself has been scientifically proven to reduce risks of diabetes, coffee constituents play a key role in managing glucose


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Innovative coffee shops are challenging big coffee chains with new retail model

Businesses in today’s food and beverage market have grasped that a surefire means to survive or to stand out from the crowd is to merge the physical and the digital. The same guideline is now being applied to the coffee industry. Smart players are taking maximum advantage of this rule to take on giant coffee […]


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Why you should have a cup of coffee after 10 am

The large majority of the population loves having their first cup of coffee the first thing in the morning. If some may dedicate some time enjoying it after waking up, others make sure to grab their cup of coffee while commuting to work. Indeed, no one wants to look bleary-eyed in morning meetings and coffee […]


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Coffee giants are positively influencing global sustainability – a new report indicates, that’s indeed a positive change!

A recent report from Conservation International (C.I.) has revealed that coffee giant Starbucks’ ethical sourcing program is yielding greater-than-expected positive changes across the coffee sector.


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Young generations are sloped towards organic hot beverages and biodegradable coffee cups

Young consumers are more mindful than ever about making responsible food and drinks choices. This inclination paired with growing government support for growing organic products, is forcefully driving the organic hot beverages market alongside the biodegradable paper cup industry. A recent research conducted by Future Market Insights (FMI) forecasts that the demographic impact of trends […]


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Tracing back a cup of coffee using blockchain technology

In today’s digital era, coffee aficionados are very demanding. They insist to know the whole story behind their cup of coffee. The reason is that coffee has become so much more than a simple beverage and knowing its origin, how it was plucked and roasted, and how it landed in their hands all add to this unique sensory experience.


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Takeaway Food is Now the Key Growth Catalyst of Paperboard Industry

Over the past decades, Leslie Carr has traveled across Europe, Far East and other parts of the world in search of the best paperboard source.


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Coffee and Cannabis – a Stimulant and a Depressant: What if They Work Together on Your Brain?

Coffee continues to surprise researchers from all over the world. According to a recent report from the Northwestern University of Chicago, coffee affects the same parts of the brain as cannabis, namely the endocannabinoid system. Coffee discovered to act on the same brain parts as cannabis After studying the research participants living in Finland, researchers […]


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UK Coffee Industry Predicted to Expand and Thrive in 2018

The coffee industry in the UK is proving to be thriving and profitable, and promises to continue this trend into 2018.


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