Riga Black Balsam based in Latvia has launched the latest edition of its Riga Black Balsam Espresso to meet growing demand for coffee alcohol drinks.
Another translucent flower has bloomed in the small but increasingly fertile new meadow of drinkware designed specifically for tasting high-end coffee.
The trend that started with the Kruve EQ line and then grew with the Espro Tasting Cups is continuing with Avensi, a new line of high-performance coffee-specific glasses by manufacturer Icosa Brewhouse. The company is currently blazing through a Kickstarter campaign with $135,000+ and counting.
Getting on that back to school schedule can be nerve-wracking. You have to wake kids up, feed them, get them dressed, and out the door — and sheesh, all on time too. So it’s no wonder that mornings can feel manic, but they don’t have to. In an ultimate ode to fall, Crayola has invented a new Silly Putty set of fall scents (including pumpkin spice) that smells like everything autumnal, and hopefully will help you reduce your stress level as well.
People have been drinking coffee since at least the 15th century, and it’s been a staple of the workplace for more than a century. But it’s only fairly recently that science has explained some of its incredible health benefits.
As an avid coffee fan, I’ve written a lot over the years on new scientific studies about coffee’s health benefits. Here’s a quick recap of some of the best of them.
If you’re not drinking coffee yet, these studies might just change your mind.
You might think you’re doing your bit for the environment by using a bamboo cup – but new research by German consumer group Stiftung Warentest has shown that you might be risking your health in the process.
On July 2, Massachusetts’ Department of Public Health issued an advisory warning that “pregnant women, nursing mothers, and infants should not drink certain brands of spring water bottled by Spring Hill Farm Dairy,” a Haverhill company.
But while the state’s Bottled Water Consumption Advisory was made public on the agency’s website, it was not broadly publicized.
Spring Hill Farm Dairy, which has since shut down, estimated six to seven percent of the state’s population was impacted by the advisory.
Prompted by listener questions, WGBH News asked the state, the bottled water company and retailers what efforts they made to inform the relevant population.