Coffee http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19789/all en Sex, coffee and nose blowing can "trigger a stroke," researchers say http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/science/110506/coffee-sex-nose-blowing-trigger-stroke-study-researchers <p> Researchers found eight everyday risk factors that raise blood pressure and are linked to bleeding on the brain, according to a study published in the journal Stroke.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/science/110506/coffee-sex-nose-blowing-trigger-stroke-study-researchers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Coffee International sex news Science Fri, 06 May 2011 18:26:41 +0000 News Desk 5643040 at http://www.globalpost.com Starbucks ends use of red dye from lady bugs to color drinks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120419/starbucks-ends-use-red-dye-lady-bugs-color-drinks Starbucks said Thursday that it will stop using a red dye in its drinks and pastries that is derived from crushed insects.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120419/starbucks-ends-use-red-dye-lady-bugs-color-drinks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Coffee Business Thu, 19 Apr 2012 19:44:31 +0000 News Desk 5701072 at http://www.globalpost.com Colombia: Has the Coffee Revolution begun? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/colombia/130226/colombian-coffee-growers-protest <p>BOGOTA &mdash; Colombian coffee growers across much of the country fought with anti-riot police, blocked roads and demanded government aid Tuesday on the second day of a work stoppage to call attention to the critical situation facing Colombia&rsquo;s coffee industry.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/colombia/130226/colombian-coffee-growers-protest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Coffee Want to Know Emerging Markets Food & Drink Politics Colombia Tue, 26 Feb 2013 19:35:00 +0000 John Otis 5767605 at http://www.globalpost.com George Clooney wants you to drink this coffee http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/sudan/131011/-clooney-coffee-south-sudan-robusta <p>NAIROBI &mdash; The Hollywood star says the coffee industry could be &#39;game-changing&#39; for South Sudan. He might be right. As the massive global industry wakes up to South Sudan&rsquo;s untapped potential resource, purveyors of joe from Texas to Switzerland are turning an eye toward the newly independent country.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/sudan/131011/-clooney-coffee-south-sudan-robusta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Coffee Business Want to Know Food & Drink Sudan Sun, 13 Oct 2013 05:02:16 +0000 Tristan McConnell 5958769 at http://www.globalpost.com That coffee you are drinking might not be so fair trade after all http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/131108/coffee-rust-low-price-peru-central-america <p>LIMA &mdash; Are you paying a fair price for your latte every morning? More than fair, you might think. But try telling that to the farmers in Latin America who grow most of the world&rsquo;s premium java and, in many cases, are not even making ends meet. Rock-bottom prices for coffee beans &mdash; below cost for many of the region&rsquo;s growers &mdash; and a crushing outbreak of coffee leaf rust, a fungus that slashes harvests, are making their lives a misery.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/131108/coffee-rust-low-price-peru-central-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Coffee Companies Need to Know Americas Peru Food & Drink Brazil Colombia Sat, 09 Nov 2013 21:47:00 +0000 Simeon Tegel 5984281 at http://www.globalpost.com