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The Health Benefits of Coffee

The Health Benefits of Coffee

Over the decades numerous studies have been carried out into the effects of coffee consumption on human health and it seems that the scientific research backs up what we already knew.  Coffee makes us feel alert, energised and gives us that burst of energy and...

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Our Spring Biodiversity Project

Our Spring Biodiversity Project

It finally feels like Spring is here, after the last few months of named storms colliding with each other, we have had some fine weather to get out on about.  Karl While and his daughter, Ruby, did just that; they were out over the weekend on our woodland in...

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Growing Coffee and Biodiversity

Growing Coffee and Biodiversity

The frost damage and drought to the Brazilian coffee crop earlier this year has sent commodity prices for raw green beans soaring by over 50% and is leading to a worldwide shortage of green coffee beans.  Climate change is certainly to blame but intensive agricultural...

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Consumer Trends

Consumer Trends

For many, cafés and coffee houses evoke images of hip ‘trendy’ bars filled with the young catching up with friends or grabbing a coffee on the go . The quintessential lifestyle depicted in ‘Central Perk’ by the TV Show ‘Friends’ comes to mind…. But this does not give...

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