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First Public Sequencing of Arabica Coffee Genome Offers Possible Solutions
First Public Sequencing of Arabica Coffee Genome Offers Possible Solutions

A true coffee lover can tell the difference between the good coffee and everything else. That’s why we at Bristol Nicaragua only sell the good stuff. Coffea arabica, which is the high-quality flavor of coffee that coffee lovers drink daily in espresso, cappuccino, and in other forms, is very much a part of coffee drinking culture. It’s the coffee flavor that we all crave because of its aroma and full-bodied flavor.

Coffee Cup Recycling Ideas
Coffee Cup Recycling Ideas

Have you ever thought about what happens to all the coffee cups that coffee drinkers of the world use and throw away? There are a lot of coffee cups that are used just one time and then thrown in the garbage can without a second thought being given. Even if a person uses one disposable coffee cup a day, that is still 365 cups in a year. And it’s a safe bet that most coffee drinkers drink more than one cup of coffee a day.

Live longer with the help of coffee!
Live longer with the help of coffee!

People have for years been extolling the health benefits of coffee - for example, it has been claimed that coffee drinkers live longer due to coffee being a rich source of antioxidants (it’s actually the biggest source of antioxidants in the Western diet, outranking both fruits and vegetables…combined!). Antioxidants help combat afflictions such as the build-up of free radicals and aging, as well as diseases like cancer and heart disease. Now, more good news for coffee drinkers: a recent study has been able to identify another mechanism that supports this claim of longer life expectancy for coffee drinkers.  Continue reading the Bristol Coffee Blog to find out more.

Is it actually coffee time?
Is it actually coffee time?

I don’t know about you, but I used to wake up in the morning and immediately reach for some coffee. Turns out, I had been drinking coffee all wrong! Well, not drinking it wrong, but at the wrong time. I’ve learned there are specific times for coffee, and it’s not first thing in the morning. #coffeetime. To find out more, keep reading this week’s blog post.

Around the World with Bristol Coffee...Panama!
Around the World with Bristol Coffee...Panama!

The Bristol Team was recently in Panama, which is the only country to have produced a coffee bean - namely, the Geisha varietal of Arabica coffee - that scored a perfect 100/100 in cupping tests. Panama’s mountainous landscapes, tropical and unique microclimates, and highly fertile volcanic soils enable the production not only of the world-renowned Geisha bean, but also a broad variety of flavors and aroma in its coffee. Read on to learn more about coffee in Panama.