COFFEE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COFFEE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Wake up and smell the coffee, Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398263-82/marriage-coffee-court-intervene.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398263-82/marriage-coffee-court-intervene.html.csp">Letter: Wake up and smell the coffee, Utah</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T16:49:01.455-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thank you for the article (“‘Friends’ of same-sex marriage case ask Supreme Court to intervene,” Sept. 5) by Marissa Lang. Powerful states and corporations are asking the United States Supreme Court to intervene. The wind of change is sweeping across the USA for marriage equality. My daughter and her wife were married in New York, but the state of Utah does not recognize their marriage or their rights as citizens of the USA. The wind of change will make this country a better country for al...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398263@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:49:01 MDT The buzz on caffeine in coffee: A genetic quirk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58375603-68/coffee-caffeine-albert-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58375603-68/coffee-caffeine-albert-says.html.csp">The buzz on caffeine in coffee: A genetic quirk</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SETH BORENSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T17:54:23.232-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 05:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Scientists have woken up and smelled the coffee — and analyzed its DNA. They found that what we love about coffee — the caffeine — is a genetic quirk, not related to the caffeine in chocolate or tea. “It’s an accident that has been frozen in place very likely by the influence of natural selection,” says University of Buffalo evolutionary biologist Victor Albert. He and more than 60 other researchers from around the world mapped out the genetic instruction book of java. Their result...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583756032014-09-04T17:54:23.232-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T17:54:23.232-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58375603@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:54:23 MDT Nespresso opens its coffee machines to knockoffs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373654-79/nespresso-coffee-machines-pods.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373654-79/nespresso-coffee-machines-pods.html.csp">Nespresso opens its coffee machines to knockoffs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LORI HINNANT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T09:48:01.948-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • No more worries about the warranty, the machine breaking or — worst of all — a botched cup of coffee. After years of surrounding its coffee machines and their pods with patents, Nespresso agreed Thursday to open up to knockoff capsules from competitors around the world. The pods, whose profit margins take them out of the grocery aisle and into the domain of luxury goods, have been increasingly under pressure from less expensive rivals, including one founded by a former Nespresso executiv...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583736542014-09-04T09:48:01.948-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T09:48:01.948-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373654@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:48:01 MDT Outdoor Retailer: Glacier Commuter Press from GSI Outdoors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58252114-117/coffee-glacier-press-stainless.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58252114-117/coffee-glacier-press-stainless.html.csp">Outdoor Retailer: Glacier Commuter Press from GSI Outdoors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T11:53:02.124-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 11:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This 14-ounce press/coffee mug is made of high-grade 18/8 stainless steel and features double wall vacuum insulation to keep beverage temperatures where you want them. The design of the Glacier allows the user to slide an inner carafe to brew coffee or tea rather than the need to use a plunger. Comes in blue, green, red, orange and stainless for $32.95.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58252114@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:53:02 MDT Tim Hortons has sold coffee, doughnuts since 1964 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338736-79/tim-hortons-chain-coffee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338736-79/tim-hortons-chain-coffee.html.csp">Tim Hortons has sold coffee, doughnuts since 1964</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T10:50:02.487-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tim Hortons, Canada’s favorite doughnut and coffee chain, could soon become a bigger international player. Burger King said Tuesday it struck a deal to buy the chain for about $11 billion and move its corporate headquarters to Canada. The companies say the deal creates the world’s third-largest fast-food company. 3G Capital, the investment firm that owns a majority of Burger King, says it will use its expertise to expand Tim Hortons around the world, although it provided no details on specific m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583387362014-08-26T10:50:02.487-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T10:50:02.487-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338736@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:50:02 MDT Coffee shop on honor system works in North Dakota http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58331186-79/brekke-shop-coffee-business.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58331186-79/brekke-shop-coffee-business.html.csp">Coffee shop on honor system works in North Dakota</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE KOLPACK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T10:38:01.867-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 10:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Valley City, N.D. • The owner of a North Dakota coffee shop is flattered his decision to operate the business on the honor system garnered international attention earlier this summer, but those who equate it to the goodness of all humanity might want to help themselves to a decaf K-Cup. David Brekke says it’s about small-town living where people know their neighbors. Brekke and his wife, Kimberly, run The Vault coffee shop in Valley City, a town of about 6,700 people that’s about 45 minutes from...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583311862014-08-24T10:38:01.867-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-24T10:38:01.867-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58331186@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:38:01 MDT Keurig strikes deal with Kraft on coffee brands http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325452-79/deal-keurig-coffee-kraft.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325452-79/deal-keurig-coffee-kraft.html.csp">Keurig strikes deal with Kraft on coffee brands</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T10:40:02.34-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 10:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Keurig Green Mountain says it struck a deal to make Kraft’s branded coffees, such as Maxwell House and Gevalia, for its single-serve brewing systems in the U.S. The companies did not disclose financial terms of the deal. Keurig, based in Waterbury, Vt., makes at-home brewing machines that let people make cups of coffee one serving at a time. The company is also working on a machine that would let people make cold, carbonated drinks at home, and has partnered with Coca-Cola to let peop...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583254522014-08-22T10:40:02.34-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T10:40:02.34-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325452@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:40:02 MDT McDonald’s to sell packaged coffee nationally http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312640-79/coffee-packaged-kraft-mcdonald.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312640-79/coffee-packaged-kraft-mcdonald.html.csp">McDonald’s to sell packaged coffee nationally</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T08:51:01.853-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 08:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • McDonald’s plans to start selling its packaged coffee at supermarkets nationally by early next year, a move intended to help raise the profile of the coffee sold at its U.S. restaurants. The world’s biggest hamburger chain has made a deal with Kraft Foods to manufacture and distribute the bags of McCafe ground and whole bean coffee, as well as single-cup pods that can be used in at-home coffee machines. Other chains, such as Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts, already sell branded packaged ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583126402014-08-19T08:51:01.853-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T08:51:01.853-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312640@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:51:01 MDT Armed robber strikes again, Salt Lake City police say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58225146-78/police-coffee-robbery-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58225146-78/police-coffee-robbery-lake.html.csp">Armed robber strikes again, Salt Lake City police say</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T17:49:07.14-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 05:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police believe that a man who robbed a coffee shop Sunday night has struck again. Marshall James Roberts, 25, is suspected of robbing Health Care Credit Union at 769 E. South Temple about 11:00 a.m. Friday, said Salt Lake police Detective Dennis McGowan. The suspect in surveillance footage from that robbery is the same man as the one seen in footage of the robbery of Coffee Noir at 1035 E. 200 South about 8:21 p.m. Sunday. In both robberies, the suspect passed a note to an employee indicating he...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58225146@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:49:07 MDT Fair Trade brings big sales and a clear conscience http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215636-79/trade-fair-says-products.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215636-79/trade-fair-says-products.html.csp">Fair Trade brings big sales and a clear conscience</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T11:23:02.282-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 11:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Brooklyn Roasting Co. has a booming business based on helping people thousands of miles away. Ninety percent of the coffee the New York-based company sells is Fair Trade — certified as produced by people who are treated and paid well. Being socially responsible pays off for Brooklyn Roasting, which sells to restaurants, food stores and the public through its website. Sales of its Fair Trade coffee, which comes from Mexico, Peru, Indonesia and Ethiopia, have soared from $900,000 in 201...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582156362014-07-23T11:23:02.282-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T11:23:02.282-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215636@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:23:02 MDT Thieves evade police after Utah coffee shop robbery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206924-78/coffee-police-suspects-foot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206924-78/coffee-police-suspects-foot.html.csp">Thieves evade police after Utah coffee shop robbery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T16:15:29.643-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two suspects remained at large Monday after robbing a Salt Lake coffee shop Sunday night. The suspected thieves, a man and a woman, entered Coffee Noir at 1035 E. 200 South about 8:21 p.m. The female suspect passed a note across the counter indicating they had a weapon and demanding money. A young woman working behind the counter gave the suspects money, and they fled on foot, according to police and a Coffee Nior barista. Police dogs tracked the suspects from the scene but lost the scent near S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206924@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:15:29 MDT Juan Valdez goes after Starbucks in Florida http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206474-79/starbucks-coffee-juan-valdez.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206474-79/starbucks-coffee-juan-valdez.html.csp">Juan Valdez goes after Starbucks in Florida</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Leslie Patton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T12:10:59.572-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 12:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Juan Valdez, the coffee brand backed by the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation, is opening franchised cafes in Florida in a fresh attempt to challenge Starbucks on its home turf. The first store is slated to open Monday in downtown Miami and four more will be added in the area by year-end, according to Hernan Mendez, chief executive officer of Procafecol, the company that oversees the Juan Valdez brand. Within five years, Procafecol is planning 60 of the new stores in Florida. As Juan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206474@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:10:59 MDT