- A Bean for an Eye: What is Fair Trade Coffee?
Did you know that the word coffee comes from Kaffa, a region in Ethiopia where many people believe coffee beans were initially discovered? Coffee itself has a fascinating history, weaving a story throughout the centuries that includes a strong resistance to the beverage in many cultures as well as prohibition as a forbidden drink in […]
- CaffeiNation: Are We Addicted to Caffeine? So What if We Are?
Coffee is a beloved part of everyday office life: picking up the spirits while providing the impetus and wherewithal to conquer a seemingly insurmountable day. It allows workers (and sometimes customers) to commingle, be social and start the day off on the right foot. Coffee is $30 billion per year industry in the United […]
- Bean Counting: What’s the Cost of Your Office Coffee?
Did you know the average size of a cup of coffee is 9 oz. and that the average U.S. coffee drinker downs approximately three cups per day? Thirty-five percent of coffee drinkers prefer their coffee black, while 65 percent of people add cream and sugar; in addition, 30 million people enjoy specialty beverages such as […]