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Where is coffee grown in Vietnam?

The central highlands region of Vietnam consists of the five provinces; Lam Dong, Dak Nong, Dak Lak, Gia Lai and Kon Tum, covering a total area of 54,700 square kilometers, equal to 16.5 percent of the country’s land mass. The region has a population of more than 5.1 million. Located on a plateau at an average altitude of 500-600 meters, the region has more than two million hectares of basalt soil suitable for growing Robusta coffee, rubber, pepper, and tea. It has a total of 434,000 hectares of coffee plants, 80 percent of the country’s total coffee growing area. The main crops in this area are coffee (mainly robusta), pepper and rubber.Almost of coffee in Vietnam are grown by farmer...

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Coix seeds (Yi Yi Ren) and their benefits

Coix seeds and their benefitsOther Names of Coix: Job's-tears, Adlay Millet, Yi Yi Ren, Chinese Pearl Barley, Soft-shelled Job's Tears, Coix ma-yuen, Lagrimas de Job, Coix Lachrymal, Coix lacryma-jobi, Yi Hato-mugiUseful Parts of the Plant: Seeds, rootCoix seed or Job's tears are a type of branched grass with broad leaves. Found in India, Pakistan, China, Malaysia and Sri Lanka, it is well known for its health benefits. Coix seeds are shaped like tears and are found in different colors such as purple, white, brown and yellow. The seeds and root of the plant are used for medicinal purposes to cure various ailments such as arthritis, high cholesterol, warts and hay fever. Coix seed is one of the most popular food herbs used...

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Instant coffee consumption in emerging markets

"Demand for Robusta coffee continues to surge forward, fuelled by increased consumption of instant coffee in newer markets"In the past decade, the instant coffee market has expanded at annual growth rates of 7 – 10 percent. In most emerging markets, many industry officials put that growth at 15 – 20 percent per year.This level of growth – of an already established product – makes instant coffee by far one of the most lucrative segments in the industry. Especially when one considers the volume it represents. In the 2011-12 crop cycle, soluble coffee exports accounted for 12.7 million 60-kilogram bags of green coffee, more than 11 percent of total world exports. Early forecasts for the 2012-13 cycle project that soluble exports...

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10 benefits of pure coffee for human health

Besides acting keeps us awake, strengthen the mental and intellectual activity, make a fresh positive psychology, we are more easygoing. Coffee also has 10 major benefits to health as follows:Coffee contains more antioxidants: Beans contain a number of minerals such as Mg, Ca, K, and high levels of polyphenols compounds are useful antioxidants. Antioxidants to help neutralize free radicals to prevent DNA and cell damage in cardiovascular disease, cancer, and the aging process, causing long aging.  Besides acting keeps us awake, strengthen the mental and intellectual activity, make a fresh positive psychology, we are more easygoing. Coffee also has 10 major benefits to health as follows:Coffee contains more antioxidants: Beans contain a number of minerals such as Mg, Ca, K, and...

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