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Early Humans ATE Their Coffee – Here’s How

Early Humans ATE Their Coffee – Here’s How

How do you take your coffee? Black? With cream & sugar? or completely solid? As crazy as it sounds, before people figured out how to brew coffee, they ate it! Early East African tribes used coffee beans to make a type of energy bar. They would mix raw coffee...
History’s Caffeine Hero: Friedlieb Ferdinand Rounge

History’s Caffeine Hero: Friedlieb Ferdinand Rounge

You may have noticed that Google’s logo today honors Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge’s 225th birthday! So why is Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge so important to remember? Well, Friedlieb was a German chemist who, in 1819, became the first person to identify the active ingredient...
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Nordeast Coffee

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Nordeast Coffee

From all of us at Nordeast Coffee, we wish you a Brew-ti-ful holiday weekend and thank you from the bottom of our cups for being part of the Nordeast family. Words (and puns) cannot espresso how much you mean to us! We hope all of your presents are bean-ormous and...
5 Facts about Christmas and Coffee

5 Facts about Christmas and Coffee

Here are 5 highly accurate facts about Christmas and Coffee that you might not know…   1. Santa is known to leave coal for naughty children, but when it’s the parents who have been naughty instead, he stuffs their children’s stockings with thermoses full of...
The World’s Most Expensive Coffee is Made by Elephants?

The World’s Most Expensive Coffee is Made by Elephants?

Black Ivory Coffee is considered by many as the world’s rarest coffee and can cost more than $500 per pound! Once you find out how this rare blend is made you might be left wondering who would be willing to pay such a high price. The process starts with Arabica coffee...
Scientists Discover a Way to Turn Coffee Waste into Energy

Scientists Discover a Way to Turn Coffee Waste into Energy

It’s Alive! For the first time in history, scientists have discovered a way to turn coffee waste into electricity. Coffee farmers in the developing world use a large amount of water to turn raw product into the coffee we are familiar with. This leaves them with a...