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Cat ‘Crappaccino’ Coffee Fails to Impress at Tasting in Holland

Kopi Luwak coffee is made from coffee berries which have been partially digested and excreted by a cat-like animal, the Asian palm civet.

The coffee was made famous in the movie, "The Bucket List".

The $600/pound coffee was recently tasted in Holland.

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Starbucks Will “Stop It” with the Bugs

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog about Starbucks and the crushed bugs being used as a red dye in some it's drinks, and got quite a reaction.  It certainly did around the country.

Starbucks had said they weren't doing anything that others weren't doing as well, but would consider a change.

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Coffee Helps Prevent Diabetes, But Now Scientists Learn Why

My dad was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes about 10 years ago.  My brother was recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes within the last 5 years.  Diabetes has affected my brothers vision resulting in numerous laser treatments to stop the hemorrhaging behind his eyes

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Madcap Coffee (Downtown GR) Voted One of Best In U.S.

We're a little behind the curve on this story, but a great story like this is better late than never.  The website Delish.com rated coffee shops all over the United States and our very own MADCAP COFFEE on Monroe Center was on the list!

Here's what they had to say...
Madcap Coffee, Grand Rapids, MI
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The Life Of A 2011 Multitasking Person!

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The Hallucinations Of A Coffee Drinker

Sunday morning. Sleep in. Make a pot of coffee and enjoy the quiet in the house as everyone else sleeps in later. Sleeping in for me means waking up at 7:30 without the alarm clock. That is the way it is when you normally rise at 3:30 for your morning radio job

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Coffee May Keep You From Getting Pregnant

Drinking Maxwell House may mean women won't see any newbies in their house.

Research out of the University of Nevada suggests women who drink caffeinated beverages like coffee, tea and soda have a tough time getting pregnant.

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Forget Gasoline, What About Coffee

Everyone is complaining about gas prices, have you bought a pound of coffee lately.     Coffee prices are hitting a high not seen in the past 34 years.  There are reports that wholesale coffee recently exceeded three

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Coffee Prices Heating Up

If you're a coffee drinker, you probably know what the words "Tall", "Grande" and "Venti" have in common, and unless you're a staunch mooch, you also know the pain in the wallet that accompanies your beverage of choice.

Sadly, coffee prices are on the rise once again.

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