I have not had enough time to study the global coffee prices situation of 2021. Based on what I’ve read recently, supply from Brazil and now Vietnam (major coffee producers) are affected enough to make a lot of news outfits worry (guess they love their coffee).Continue reading “How long will it take before our coffee is actually going to cost too much?”
Consumption for Survival
Know what’s my favorite breakfast meals when I have to eat outside of the house? A sausage egg McMuffin with hash browns (yes, more than one) from McDonald’s and/or either the corned beef or longganisa meals from Tropical Hut. The latter are harder to come by as there are not that many branches of Tropical Hut (you’d be lucky to find at least one in a city). If it’s McDonald’s, it’s better to eat the McMuffin in store while it’s still hot and I mostly have it with a small coffee. With Tropical Hut, you get a small coffee and a really small Pineapple Juice automatically.Continue reading “Consumption for Survival”
Responsibly Sourced Instant Kape?
I am skeptical about a lot of things, in fact someone who was presenting an MLM opportunity to me once got frustrated and lashed out at me because I was asking too many “negative” questions. The recent news of a major instant coffee manufacturer investing to make it’s coffee supply “100% responsibly sourced”, it might actually be helpful for their partner farmers, but it could also be them doing excellent research and marketing about some of the factors why people prefer specialty coffee. I doubt they will actually invest in good tasting coffee, so they concentrated on something they can control – “responsibly sourced” coffee. Again, I’m just a skeptic and that is just my opinion.Continue reading “Responsibly Sourced Instant Kape?”
Why (I think) Instant Coffee remains relevant
I noticed something when I re-posted (and boosted) the second part of my “Instant Coffee, Is It Kape?” series on Facebook: there were still some comments encouraging commercial Instant Coffee (yes, some even pushed this popular brand). If you’ve read that piece, I put some effort to try and show how commercial Instant Coffee can be detrimental for the coffee farmers and even the environment, yet people still encourage drinking commercial Instant Coffee in the comments for that post. Look, if you want to drink Instant Coffee then fine – I just want you to know the possible consequences for exclusively drinking commercial Instant Coffee.
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Another Post about Instant Coffee
When I posted this article in the Facebook page, I got this golden nugget of a comment:
“I don’t get the hate , coffee should be celebrated in any form, what if that is only the coffee they can afford, do I need to tell them their coffee sucks? Absolutely not!
I say not to coffee elitist” Continue reading “Another Post about Instant Coffee”