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The Final Count Down or If not … the First Alarm
Trading/Coffee Market

The Final Count Down or If not … the First Alarm

17th of September, Last Monday, Group of coffee farmers from Colombia demonstrated their Frustration and anger by gathering in front of the European Union Embassy in Bogota. Few weeks ago representatives from Colombia and Brazil gathered at the Brazilian Ministry of agriculture to issue a joint statement on the crisis on the price. What is … Continue reading

Coffee Lipids and Grinders
Coffee science and gastronomy

Coffee Lipids and Grinders

Lipids are defined in chemistry as naturally occurring substances that insoluble in water but soluble in non-polar organic solvents. (Ether, alcohol, chloroform (CHCl3) ..) Most commonly triacylglycerols, fatty acids and sterols are holding the higher percentages of lipids within green bean. However most of the oils/lipids are being pushed towards the outer layer of the … Continue reading