coffeewithdrCoffee: It leaves some people feeling fit and refreshed; in others, it makes their heart race. Scientists have developed several decaffeination processes to allow even people who react badly to caffeine to enjoy a cup of the “black brew.” Kurt Zosel from the Max Planck Institute for Coal Research in Mülheim an der Ruhr came across one of these processes quite by chance in 1967.

A successful researchers: As early as the 1960s, Kurt Zosel from the Max Planck Institute for Coal Research began to use supercritical gases to separate substances. He achieved his first success with the decaffeination of coffee.

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Kopi Luwak1THE most expensive coffee in the world is shit. That is not an opinion, it is a fact. To make Kopi Luwak you must, of course, start with high-quality beans. But then you have to feed them to palm civets, wait while they pass through the animals’ guts (having their fleshy exteriors digested as they go) and be ready to collect them when they come out of the other end. The result, when cleaned, fermented, dried, roasted, ground and brewed, sells for as much as $80 a cup.
Read more: http://www.economist.com

Coffee Cup4Coffee shops are ubiquitous in Europe and America. But where is the really good coffee? Our undercover expert spills the beans …
From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, Summer 2011 as much as the article is from 2011, it provides some very interesting commentary.
Read more: http://moreintelligentlife.com

Coffee Cup3A test to detect counterfeit coffee – ground beans that have been bulked up with cheap, low quality filler ingredients – has been developed by scientists in Brazil.
There are currently very few ways to tell if the coffee we buy and drink contains things it shouldn’t. As one of the world’s most popular drinks there is a huge global demand for coffee, and when supplies are low the price rises, which encourages fraud. Increasingly, ground coffee is being mixed with cheaper ingredients such as maize, soybeans, sugar and acai seeds, and while these unwanted extras aren’t harmful, they can spoil the quality and taste of the final product.
Read more: www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/

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