FEBRUARY 19: This month millions of lovers will celebrate their love for each other on Valentines Day. While many will purchase the traditional red rose and box of chocolates combination, others will seek something a little more untraditional. Ah yes....the smell of "love" is in the air....and what exactly does "love" smell like? Well, apperantly......like coffee!!
April 25, 2007 - Renowned Coffee and Science Expert to Discuss Caffeine's Health Benefits at International Culinary Center in New York. Dr. Ernesto Illy, International Coffee Organization Promotion Committee Chairman and Honorary Chairman to premier Italian espresso company, Illycaffe, is scheduled to present at the International Culinary Center on Friday, April 27, 2007. Key topics will include coffee's effects on degenerative diseases Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, weight loss, and even baldness, followed by a special espresso extraction tasting.
Some good news for coffee lovers: a cup of joe may get you going in more ways than one. A new study shows that brewed coffee contains soluble fiber, the roughage found in oatmeal and apples that aids digestion, helps the body absorb vital nutrients and keeps a lid on cholesterol.
MARCH 15, 2007 - Those sufferring from gastroesophageal reflux disease or commonly known as GERD, may be pleased to hear that Folgers has launched a new line of coffee called "Simply Smooth". According to Folgers approximately 35 million to 40 million Americans say they have cut back on coffee consumption or eliminated it because of stomachs problems.
Simply Smooth, introduced last spring by Folgers' parent company, Procter & Gamble, is one of a growing number of "stomach-friendly" coffees now available. Other, smaller manufacturers are also offering easy-on-the-stomach coffees, including Gentle Java from Coffee Legends and Puroast Low Acid Coffee. And one coffee company, based in Germany, has been marketing to the niche for decades.