Coffee roasting

The Dangers of the Coffee Roasting Industry Explained

As the consumption of cold brew coffee and coffee in general continues to soar, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention remains concerned about the health of workers who spend their days roasting, grinding, packaging and serving coffee. . Spurred by a 2015 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation that revealed the dangers of coffee processing, […]

Coffee bean

The history of the Hamburg Coffee Bean Caucus

Seth Dudley, general manager of Hamburg Inn No. 2, must have counted a lot of coffee beans this week. No, it’s not because of a “Rain Man” type obsession, nor a manual inventory check of coffee beans. It’s about counting the votes in the restaurant’s iconic Iowa Coffee Bean Caucus. Launched in 2003 for the […]