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Battle of the Coffee Pods

FOOD/DRINK | By Ellen Knickmeyer | Mar 19
One measure of how heated the environmental battle has become over coffee giant Keurig Green Mountain's $5 billion-a-year plastic pods is how often the company's opponents use galactic comparisons.

DNA Linked to How Much Coffee You Drink

FOOD/DRINK | By Malcolm Ritter | Oct 7
Scientists have long known that your DNA influences how much java you consume. Now a huge study has identified some genes that may play a role.

Starbucks Tests Stout-Flavored Latte

Starbucks is testing a latte that it says has the "savory toasty malt" flavor of a foamy mug of stout.

Coffee Crisis Raises Prices for High-End Blends

FOOD/DRINK | By Mary Clare Jalonick | May 19
The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to help Central American farmers fight a devastating coffee disease - and hold down the price of your morning cup.

Coffee Talk: The Latest Trends for the Ultimate Brew

FOOD/DRINK | By Laura Grimmer | Apr 15
EDGE food writer Laura Grimmer travels across the pond and back in search of the perfect cup of joe. She discovers that what is old is new again, and it doesn’t take a lot of complicated technology for a well-brewed cup of coffee.

Bubble and Squeak: England’s Comeback Cuisine Makes Its Mark

FOOD/DRINK | By Laura Grimmer | Apr 4
While previously we Americans might have been jealous of the British for their dry sense of humor and their gin, we were always confident in one thing: Our food was better. No more. The British culinary scene is not on its way -- it has arrived.

UC Davis Establishes Coffee Study Center

SCIENCE | Mar 10
University of California students who drink coffee to get through the day will soon be able to study the science behind the beverage. Next week the University of California, Davis will host a research conference run by its recently founded Coffee Center.

What’s in Your Venti? Starbucks Starts Counting Calories

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Jun 20
Which has more calories - a small caramel Frappuccino or a similar sized Iced Caffe Mocha? Starting June 25, customers will be able to see calorie counts in Starbucks’ 11,000 U.S. locations.

Top Baristas Duke it Out

FOOD/DRINK | By Rodrique Ngowi | Apr 13
The U.S. Barista Competition is underway, pitting the espresso elite against one another for top honors.

Venti Versus Venting: Seattle’s Bitter Barista

A Seattle barista says it was all satire, but his anonymous blog that made snarky comments about his boss and the customers he didn’t like got him fired.

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