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1.Entrepreneurs like Chabbott and Mountanos believe beauty products that highlight coffee, vinegar and olive oil could entice consumers who already embrace them for their health and wellness benefits. Business of Fashion

2.“If you’re looking for a nonrecurrent gift, coffee professional LaNisa Williams (who works with cafés and restaurants in Los Angeles with a particular focus on BIPOC-owned businesses) says your recipient may be more surprised to receive Vietnamese coffee, a style she loves.” The Strategist

3.“Mr. Sulaimani is one of a growing number of Yemeni entrepreneurs in Brooklyn trying to claim a share of the vast profits generated by specialty coffee in recent years. In a borough full of people who will gladly pay $24 for, say, a 12-ounce bag of Kenya Gatamboya with the crop year and elevation printed on the label, they see an opportunity to make a living while honoring their heritage and contributing to Yemen’s struggling economy.” The New York Times

4.“Boulevard Obsipo is one of Llane’s favorite streets in Havana. Its filled with onlookers and live musicians inside and outside of clubs and cafes. It’s always busy with musical notes rising from the earth to the heavens.” AFAR, November/December 2021 (print)

5. “It’s tough to describe the status Tim Hortons holds in Canada. It’s more than a coffee-and-donut chain. It’s a (somewhat questionable) cultural institution.” Fast Company

6.”You, who charmed my dad with self-effacing jokes/ Sipping coffee like you were on a late night show/ But then he watched me watch the front door all night, willing you to come/ And he said, ‘It’s supposed to be fun…turning 21’”. Billboard

7. “A renowned coffee culture is a hallmark of life in Melbourne, known as one of the world’s most livable cities. Yet with some of the harshest pandemic restrictions, caffeine took on a new role: one of few ways to make human contact.” Bloomberg