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Links: 9/1/2017

Happy Labor day weekend to all! Here’s some reading tidbits. Enjoy, and be safe out there!

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Make Cold Brew at Home

Coffee & Chocolate Exhibition 12/3-12/6/17 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

If you’re over 45, drinking coffee reduces mortality (self starting video)

Micro Coffee Festival Brazil September 27-28 Franca, Brazil

Coffee, an American tale

California Initiative would legalize psychedelic mushrooms  (In Amsterdam, it already is, and has been for years.)

Coffee Fest Portland, OR October 13-15

Peru’s Coffee production showing increase through 2017

 

Peru aspires to join the select cocoa market

Via Gestion Peru:

Exports of fine aromatic cocoa from Peru have been growing at an annual rate of 22.5%, according to Jose Iturrios of Alliance Cacao Peru.

New opportunities in the international market for fine aromatic cocoa involve diversifying product supplier countries, and Peru aims to become one of the leading producers of this sector, but must keep up the competitive standards and quality in production, said José Iturrios, national director of the Alliance Cacao Peru.
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A Trip to the Chocolate Factory and a Startling Fact

 

Two of the things that we’ve always wanted to import are cocoa (cacao) & chocolate products such as nibs, and raw cocoa pasta. We have met many smaller and medium sized producers, and visited farms and seen the whole process from picking the beans, fermentation, drying, roasting, cleaning, mixing and finally to adding ingredients to form something marvelous to the tongue…

 

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