All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Coffee’

Krispy Kreme Adds Two New Doughnut Flavors

The next time you are drawn to the lure of Krispy Kreme’s red “Hot Now” sign, instead of buying only a dozen hot glazed doughnuts, you might want to try out one of the doughnut chain’s two new flavors. The North Carolina based chain has decided to collide the two wonderful worlds of coffee and doughnuts by introducing two coffee-flavored …

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Krispy Kreme Gives Us Two New Flavors

If you love coffee and donuts, then you will be thrilled to hear about what’s coming to Krispy Kreme. The company has just unveiled not one but two brand new coffee-flavored donuts. The first flavor is the Mocha Kreme. It is described as a “moist yeast doughnut filled with a tasty blend of chocolate and coffee flavors”. Yum! The donut …

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Dumb Starbucks: Entrepreneuring Spoof

“I’d like a dumb venti mocha latte. And throw in one of those ‘Dumb Jazz Standards’ CDs. And some dumb mints, for my dumb coffee breath. ” So go the orders at a new coffee shop in Los Feliz, Calif.: Dumb Starbucks. The store opened Friday to great excitement, including a dumb line that took customers over an hour get …

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Caffeine Use Disorder: Turns Out It’s a Thing

With a Starbucks on every city street corner, Americans are well-aware of the fact that they like their coffee. With phrases like, “No coffee, no workey” and “I’m a zombie without my coffee” a part of the common vernacular, most Americans consume this socially accepted drug on a daily basis, be it through coffee, soda, or energy drinks. But a …

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Caffeine Use Disorder: It’s a Thing

Coffee addicts, listen up! Caffeine has now been categorized as a drug in the DSM-5. Need help quitting? That may be coming soon, according to Yahoo. “Caffeine is a drug, a mild stimulant which is used by almost everybody on a daily basis,” said Charles O’Brien, chair of the Substance-Related Disorders Work Group. “Normally, there’s no problem with that. But …

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Hot Coffee Once Again Lands McDonald’s in Hot Water

Nearly 20 years after Stella Liebeck won compensatory and punitive damages from McDonald’s after spilling hot coffee in her lap and sustaining serious injury, another woman is suing the fast food giant over a similar injury. Los Angeles resident Paulette Carr has filed a suit against McDonald’s after she spilled hot coffee on herself at a drive-thru on January 12th, …

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Charbucks Wins Battle Against Starbucks, Again

After a tedious 12-year trial, coffee empire Starbucks lost its case against a small, family-owned New Hampshire-based coffee roaster. The issue? The use of the name “Charbucks.” Black Bear Micro Roastery sells coffee labeled “Mr. Charbucks,” “Charbucks Blend,” and “Mister Charbucks,” which doesn’t go over too well with the Seattle coffee giant. However, according to Circuit Judge Raymond Lohier, who …

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McDonald’s Bagged Coffee: Will You Buy It?

McDonald’s bagged coffee will soon be coming to a grocery store shelf near you. McDonald’s McCafe specialty coffee went national in 2009, and just four years later, the chain has announced plans to sell bagged coffee in grocery stores. Fans of McDonald’s coffee will reportedly be able to purchase ground and whole bean coffee in 12 ounce bags for around …

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Starbucks Lets You Gift Coffee with a Tweet

There’s nothing like a fresh cup of coffee to turn someone’s day around. Now, you can bestow the gift of coffee with a single tweet. Starbucks has just announced Tweet-a-Coffee, a partnership with Twitter that will allow anyone to tweet a free cup of coffee to any other Twitter user. We're excited to announce @Tweetacoffee, a new way to share …

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Coffee, Tea Linked to Liver Health

Last week, a study found that excessive coffee consumption (four or more cups per day) could raise mortality risks for younger people. This week, another study is continuing the tradition of conflicting data about the healthfulness of coffee. The study, to be published in the journal Hepatology, shows that coffee and tea could counter act non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). …

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Coffee Mortality: 4 Cups A Day Linked To Earlier Death

A new study says that drinking four cups of coffee or more a day could be linked to an earlier death. The Mayo Clinic study, which included about 40,000 people and encompassed 16 years, showed that 28 cups of coffee per week was linked to a 21% higher mortality rate in men and women of all ages, and a 50% …

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High Coffee Consumption Linked to Higher Death Risk

Many people across the world begin their day with a hot cup of coffee. Most people would agree that this is not a dangerous practice and may, in fact, have some benefits. However, a new study has now shown that those who go on to drink large amounts of coffee during the day may be putting their lives at risk. …

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