Posted: December 2011 Author: Inder Brar Category: Tea & Coffee Facts, Cafe Culture, Research

Coffee and productivity go hand in hand

Keeping the workday at the office running smoothly can be a challenge; for many people, the ins and outs of running a business can take its toll on the morale and productivity of employees. However, there is a surprisingly easy way to help things along when you hit that mid-week slump. Recent research indicates that supplying employees with a free coffee service can help to improve the overall productivity of the office, as well as employee satisfaction. Today, many businesses… More

Posted: October 2011 Author: Inder Brar Category: Promotional Paper Cups, Cafe Culture, Research

Star-buck up your ideas when throwing away cups

Coffee shops up and down the country have been urged to take action when it comes to their takeaway coffee cups. According to a Which? study, consumers are confused when facing the difficult task of disposing their takeaway cup efficiently. The issue is resulting in an estimated 2.5 billion cups being thrown away every year.   So what’s the problem? Most of the takeaway cups offered by Coffee shops are only 95% paper. The other 5% is made of polyethylene, a thin… More

Posted: June 2011 Author: Inder Brar Category: Tea & Coffee Facts, Scientific Research, Research

Perfect Cuppa

One of life’s greatest challenges is making the perfect cup of tea. Scientists have now revealed the mathematical formula for producing a spot on perfect cuppa. Researchers found the optimum brewing time is two minutes and the ideal amount of milk is 10ml. The perfect dring temperstaure of 60C (140F) is achieved six minutes later, but after 17 minutes and 30 seconds the tea will be past its best as it falls below 45C (113F).   The formula, created by scientist… More

Posted: April 2010 Author: Inder Brar Category: Research

Even More Research

I’m starting to think that literally all scientists spend their time researching (e.g. guessing) tea and coffee for their potential medicinal qualities. I suppose I shouldn’t complain too much, as there at least proclaiming good news, as apparently dark brewed coffee can help stomach problems. The Med Guru says; People who were earlier forced to resist the much-desired morning coffee cup due to the fear of stomach pain can now have it without another thought, claimed the… More