Bulletproof Expands Coffee Offerings With Compostable Espresso Pods And Canned Black Cold Brew

NEW YORK, June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —  Bulletproof, the brand that created the famous Bulletproof Coffee recipe which provides healthy fats and an energy boost, now expands its coffee line with the introduction of Compostable Espresso Pods and Ready to Drink Canned Cold Brew Black Coffee.

Over the past 12 months, consumer interest and demand for coffee has spiked and Bulletproof’s ground coffee sales have doubled, making the new innovations a strategic coffee category expansion move for the brand. Both new products come in two different varieties and all coffee sourced is both Rainforest Alliance Certified and produced

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Seed Money: Black Entrepreneurs Hope Pandemic Gardening Boom Will Grow Healthier Eating

DENVER — Ietef Vita had planned to spend most of 2020 on the road, promoting “Biomimicz,” the album the rapper had released on his #plantbasedrecords label in January. Vita, known to his fans as “DJ Cavem Moetavation” and “Chef Ietef,” had those plans unexpectedly cut short.

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“We were in Berkeley, California, on Feb. 29, playing there and literally got out of town right before they shut the whole country down,” recalled Vita, 34, who has performed for the Obamas and is widely

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Loaves and Dishes: Into the heart of darkness (black coffee)

				                                Coffee adds a nice hit of flavor to Perfect Pot Roast.

Coffee adds a nice hit of flavor to Perfect Pot Roast.

Why did I let my friend talk me into this? I’ve been dieting now for two hours and I’m still not skinny or feeling better. The worst part is that my coffee, which I look forward to each day, tastes terrible without my usual witches brew of additives, evil giggles and mesmerizing stirring as the sweet smells of coffee, raw sugar and whole bovine cream waft about filling the air with sweet deliciousness.

Nope, this diet eschews all of those morning niceties that have been gently welcoming me to

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Get Fresh Daily helps get healthy food into the hands of Black moms

It started with a green smoothie. When Jiana Murdic’s on-the-go breakfast attracted the interest of her fifth grade students, she began bringing in unfamiliar fruits and vegetables, like kiwis and figs, to surprise and engage them. The plant-based meals she took for granted became a core tenant of her connection with students—it didn’t take her long to realize something else was at play.

“I started to recognize the connection between what my students were eating before they came to school and their ability to focus on the 90-minute reading block that we were required to start the day with,”

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Javae Coffee Helps Grow a Black Audience For Haitian-Grown CoffeesDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Haitian coffee

Javae Coffee offers both green coffee and roasted coffee from Haiti. Photo by Mario Charles, courtesy of Javae Coffee.

A five-year-old coffee importing and roasting company called Javae Coffee has become an advocate both for Black people who grow coffee and for a broader consumer base of Black coffee drinkers hundreds or thousands of miles away.

“For whatever reason, there’s this misconception that Black people don’t drink coffee; that’s crazy,” Javae Coffee Founder Adarian Lherisson recently told Daily Coffee News. “Black people absolutely drink coffee. The fact of the matter, economically, is that Black people in a lot of spaces

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A black sesame and coconut mochi recipe to make at home

Not quite like bread dough but not your standard cookie dough either, mochi is a class in itself. Made with glutinous rice flour, this dough is hydrated and heated so that the starches absorb water, swell and burst. (The traditional method involves steaming and pounding cooked rice.) The result is a sticky dough that can be rolled and molded around a variety of fillings. While McKinnon grew up eating the Cantonese version known as lo mai chi, filled with red bean paste or peanut and coconut, here she uses the name for the popular Japanese treat. Her rendition is stuffed

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