A Mokk-a Kind of Christmas
A real Dutch Santa! Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house The smell of fresh coffee from Mokk-a, of course. The presents are ready, the tree is ablaze Now what to do for Santa as he sails through the maze? A nice Café Svenska to warm his cold toes Then maybe an […]Read more
Coffee and health: new study contradicts old beliefs on coffee and heart health
Posted in the American Heart Journal, a new Swedish study could not find a link between coffee consumption and heart failure, according to Red Orbit news. This contradicts previous assertions that drinking too much coffee could possibly contribute to heart failure. So, now what? Does coffee have an adverse affect on heart health? Past studies on […]Read more
Another potential health benefit of coffee: lowering the risk of endometrial cancer
According to Reuters Health News there may be another reason for woman to pour that second cup of coffee — the Swedish researchers who are releasing the results of their study in the November International Journal of Cancer, say that drinking coffee may significantly lower the risk of endometrial cancer. The benefits are strongest for […]Read more
Did you know……?
Coffee commands an average price of $2.00 a cup. The Coffee grower gets 1 cent. Coffee is the most popular beverage worldwide with over 400 billion cups consumed each year. Only about 20% of harvested coffee beans are considered to be a premium bean of the highest quality. In 1732 Bach wrote a coffee cantata. Cantata […]Read more
The secrets about coffee brewing
When hot water comes into contact with ground coffee, the aroma, flavour and colour constituents are released. Just how many of these components finally end up in the cup is determined by the grind size, water quality and quantity and brewing temperature, as well as the length of time the water is in contact with […]Read more
Interesting things worth knowing….. • Approximately 20 million people work in the coffee industry worldwide. • Coffee is the second most actively traded commodity, right after oil. • Brazil is the world’s largest coffee producer. • The estimated value of the export of green coffee is 10 billion dollar. • Coffee has many different varieties, […]Read more
What is wet processed coffee?
How Coffee Cherries Become Coffee Beans Once coffee berries (or cherries) have been harvested, the outer portion of the fruit must be removed to produce the green coffee beans. There are two methods commonly used: wet processing and dry processing. Multi-step wet processing is more expensive, but it results in higher quality coffee. It is […]Read more
Coffee Aroma Alone Combats Sleep Deprivation
The research on coffee, which appeared in Annals of Internal Medicine, showed that coffee drinkers live longer than their abstaining peers. After accounting for the fact that joe-fiends are also relatively hedonistic (they drink more booze, smoke more cigarettes and exercise less) scientists found they actually lived slightly longer than people who didn’t slam downRead more
Coffee and Your Health
Eat (Chocolate), Drink (Coffee) and be Merry! Scientists find a double health punch in two of our favorite legalized substances. Just What the Doctor Ordered Stumped at the café? Go for a mocha. According to new research, the tasty beverage provides a double-whammy of health benefits: chocolate may slow cancer growth, and java could help you […]Read more
Mokk-a Coffee in Texas Central Market Stores
Mokk-a coffee was officially launched in the US market starting in the 8 Central Market stores in Texas in May of this year. Cafe Svenska, Cafe Italia, and Cafe France are selling quite well at the moment. For new product in such a competative and mature market, that kind of says something about the quality!