Coffee & Tea
Droughts in Colombia, Brazil will force conservation at coffee farms and through supply chains; just one part of high-labor drink consumes 1,100 parts of water
By Leon Kaye
The Guardian (UK) 2011-06-17
Folgers, Dunkin' Donuts, Millstone coffee prices to rise 9 percent after harsh weather in Central America, Colombia and with BP oil leak portending higher transit costs
By Cynthia Lin
In coffee, bold rich roast creates compound that helps dial down production of stomach acid, researchers learn
By Rachel Ehrenberg
Science News 2010-03-22
By Oliver Strand
The New York Times 2010-03-09
Starbucks, learning early on that carbon emissions would affect rainfall and temperatures, thus affecting price, quantity and quality of coffee beans (and its bottom line), calculated its carbon footprint and is working to lower the number; other companies are coy.
Single writer had determined that she is seeking an equally jittery, totally caffeinated coffee baron who will serenade her in the coffee groves and add to her heart palpitations, with or without the brew -- iced or hot.
By Chrystal Doucette
Columbia Basin Herald (WA) 0000-00-00
According to new measure of environmental stewardship, ConAgra and Sara Lee are stuck, but Danon, Unilever, Coca-Cola, Starbucks and Stonyfield are striving; food production companies, with large transportation and packaging responsibilities face particular challenges.
By Anna Cynar
Utne Reader 2007-03-04