Author Archives: Lez Carr

Plastic to fuel projects are gaining traction

The increasing awareness around environmental damage caused by plastic waste is encouraging researchers around the world to find sustainable disposal solutions for the accumulating plastic waste. The energy industry is one of the sectors exploring various ways to transform plastic into fuel.  Most of these projects use the chemical energy in the hydrocarbon structure of […]


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Upselling coffee cocktails with printed paper cups

As the tastes of customers are evolving, so is their sense of adventure and desire to explore new flavours.


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Coffee can protect against skin cancer and rosacea

Scientists and researchers keep enumerating the potential risks and benefits of coffee. The most consumed beverage across the world, coffee is in the limelight time and again


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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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