Tag: Coffee

Science

Could coffee waste replace palm oil?

Revive Eco, a Scottish company set up by entrepreneurs Fergus Moore and Scott Kennedy, claims that recycled waste coffee grounds could be a worthy opponent for palm oil. The co-founders of the company developed their idea while working in coffee shops to support themselves during their time as business students at Strathclyde University. According to…

News

Reusable cups up by 64 percent on campus

Campus Kitchen has released data announcing an increase in people using reusable coffee cups of 40 times since last year. The amount of people carrying their own cups has increased from two percent last academic year to 66 percent this year. UEA’s Head of Sustainability, Phil Hunt, said: ‘This is fantastic news and is a…

Travel

Airports: High-flyers and more

Throughout our lives, we spend a lot of our time in airports, even more so since travelling is highly accessible in this day and age. Your experience in an airport can completely affect your mood for the rest of your trip which is why it’s important for them to be accommodating and pleasant spaces. Here’s…

Travel

Top five countries for coffee

Coffee is a must for many people, especially university students. As a barista, and self-professed coffee aficionado, my first stop in a new destination is a café, to sample the local staple and get a feel for the coffee culture of the area. Cafés are the perfect place to sit and sort through thousands of…

Science

Tea or coffee? It’s in your genes

Studies carried out at Northwestern University in Illinois have revealed that your choice of hot beverage may not be the conscious decision you once thought it was. A study published in the Scientific Reports journal has suggested that in those with European ancestry, genetic variants may influence your perception of bitterness, and thus your preference…

Features

Café Crawl

Norwich is famous for cathedrals and pubs, but making the trip out there usually deserves a cup of coffee in between. After three years, I’ve found Norwich to be spoilt for choice when it comes to fancy cafés. There are so many different kinds of café all around this great city; it’s nearly impossible to…

Features

NR2: it’s in the name

On the outskirts of the Golden Triangle, where Trory Street meets Kimberley Street, there once stood the Kimberley Arms, a pub greatly frequented by locals in the late 80s and 90s.   “You entered at your own risk”   With a notorious reputation for having a rougher social environment, one such local and UEA lecturer…

Global

Global roundup 360: 12th January

International coffee price to plummet As the second most traded commodity in the world after oil, the coffee industry is big business, however, due to unusual weather conditions, its price is falling. In Brazil, the country that produces the largest proportion of the world’s coffee, a long rainy season has led to a surplus of…

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