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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 light...

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4 Simple Tricks to Make Your Coffee Taste like Fall

Tomorrow is the first official day of autumn! Can you believe how quickly the summer flew by? With the changing season comes those crisp, cool mornings which seem to have a special way of making a warm cup of coffee taste extra delicious. The cooler weather also gives...

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3 Tricks to Get the Most Energy Out of Your Coffee

The Minnesota State Fair is open again, which means that most of us are gearing up to spend a full day walking around in the sun. Especially if you have kids, you’re going to need as much energy as you can get. Here are 3 tricks that can help you get the most out of your morning cup of Coffee.

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4 Surprising Health Benefits from your Daily Cup of Coffee

1. Lowers Risk for Dementia and Alzheimer's Consuming caffeine can actually lower the risk of Dementia and Alzheimer's disease. In a study, drinking about 3-5 cups of coffee a day was associated with a decreased risk of dementia/AD by about 65%.  2. Lowers Risk for...

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