Tanzania is know for its high-quality coffee beans. And its capital Dar es Salaam also has a thriving coffee culture that attracts customers day and night.
The World Barista Championship focuses on promoting excellence in coffee by hosting an annual championship event. The competition saw Diego Campos (Colombia) crowned World Champion as well as Martin Shabaya (Kenya) making the top 6. Campos was the third winner from a coffee-producing country in the last 20 years.
The café industry suffered during the pandemic yet was able to survive with consumers attempting to emulate the cups they craved. The air in the East African country is permeated by the rich aroma of fresh coffee being brewed on almost every corner.
Academics from the University of California found that people who frequently drink the heavily caffeinated beverage complete 1,000 more steps per day compared to non-coffee drinkers. Dr.Gregory Marcus and his team of researchers examined 100 participants for two weeks to assess their average coffee consumption, sleeping patterns and overall health.
A new study, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, found that individuals who drank four to six cups of coffee a day, along with drinking tea, had a lower incidence of stroke and dementia.
The benefits were seen in individuals who drank coffee alone, or along with tea. Compared to those who did not drink tea or coffee, the risk of dementia and stroke was reduced by 28%.
Farmers are likely to earn impressive returns despite the world coffee production shortfall of 14 million bags as demand in the global market is on the rise, a marketer said yesterday.
According to Kamau Kuria, the managing director of Coffee Management Service (CMS), the demand for the produce now stands at 172 million bags against a production of 158 million bags.
On this day in 1991, the great Michael Jordan trolled Dikembe Mutombo by shooting and making a free throw with his eyes closed.
Stefanie Hinkle, an Assistant Professor of epidemiology at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Her findings may be reassuring for pregnant women with moderate caffeine intake and should be considered in the context of published data on associations with offspring health.
Dikembe Mutombo (right) of the Denver Nuggets meets with South African president Nelson Mandela (center) as part of a tour by NBA players circa 1993 in Johannesburg.
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Dikembe Mutombo joins Demetrious Johnson on his live talk show to talk about the launch of his new coffee brand and cafe partnership with Northwest Coffee in St. Louis, MO.
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