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In the past two years, I took a deep dive into the specialty coffee world with the help of these informative online resources: Coffee NewsDaily Coffee News from Roast MagazinePerfect Daily GrindSprudge Coffee NewsIndependent Coffee NewsCoffeeBuzzJimseven Coffee Shops/RoastersBrandywine Coffee RoastersDogwood CoffeeOddly CorrectSpyhouseMisfit CoffeeOnyx Coffee LabTandem Coffee RoastersPT's Coffee Roasting Co. Coffee Blogs/ReviewsKC Coffee GeekCoffee ReviewBarista HustleThe Coffee Concierge

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KB90 - A new Espresso Machine From La Marzocco For Me To Lust After

At its cafe located inside KEXP’s radio station headquarters at Seattle Center, La Marzocco unveiled a new espresso machine meant to showcase its longtime expertise in making such specialty hardware - the KB90. Read the original story:

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60% of Wild Coffee Species In Danger

Source: Science Magazine - Carol Cruzan Morton Hairy berries. Supersize seeds. No caffeine. Compared with the beans that supply our daily brew, the wild relatives of coffee plants can seem downright bizarre. But they also harbor genetic traits that could help farmed coffee plants survive threats such as drought and disease—and maybe create pleasing new cups in the process. Now, a new pair of studies says up to 60% of these wild coffee species could go extinct, some in the next 10 to 20 years, thanks to deforestation, human settlement, and climate change. There are 124 known species in the genus Coffea, but most of us drink domesticated versions of only two: tasty C. arabica, which accounts for two-thirds of the global market, and hardy C. canephora,...

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