Fun Facts About Coffee & Tea

Find out more about what you’re brewing in your Capresso machines every morning with these fun facts about coffee and tea!

 

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1) A coffee plant can live up to 200 years. When sprouting, the top of the plant looks like a little seed, which grows into a bushy plant that can live for two centuries. – Via Huffington Post

2) Approximately 85% of tea consumed in America is iced. – Via TeaUsa.com

3) Any type of coffee roast can be used to make an espresso; the grind size and preparation are what makes it an espresso. – Capresso Espresso Facts

4) Espresso has 1/3 less caffeine than drip coffee. – Capresso Espresso Facts

5) There are two primary types of coffee cultivated for drinking: Arabica and Robusta. – Via Good Housekeeping

6) To extract the best taste from your tea start every time with fresh, cold filtered water. Never re-boil water that has been left in the kettle as the taste could be stale or flat. – Capresso Guide to Steeping Tea

7) In 2014, Americans consumed over 80 billion servings of tea, or more than 3.60 billion gallons. – Via TeaUsa.com

8) Used tealeaves are good for growing roses and ferns, and can be used to help lower the soil’s pH. For more on Tea in the Garden, view our blog post here.

 

To find out more about Capresso, visit www.Capresso.com.

Capresso Clean Grind

Is your Capresso coffee grinder part of your daily routine? Show it some TLC with our new Capresso CleanGrind. It makes it easy to keep your coffee grinder clean, so you can enjoy the freshest tasting cup!

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Did you know: Coffee residue and oil buildup can decrease your grinder’s performance and result in a poor tasting brew.

  • The new Capresso Clean Grind removes any stale coffee residues or oils that can build up in your machine with consistent usage.
  • Made from natural ingredients, Clean Grind can be used once a month to keep your grinder in top condition, or when switching between flavored and non-flavored beans.
  • Great for conical burr grinders, disk burr grinders and blade grinders.

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Capresso Clean Grind has an actual price of $12, and is available at www.Capresso.com.

Cold Takes On Tea: Recipe Round Up

As much as we love regular iced tea, we love seeing and tasting all the ways bloggers are jazzing up this refreshing drink. From fruity to floral or minty, there are unlimited ways to make this classic beverage. Grab your Capresso Iced Tea Makers, and check out six of our favorite blogger iced tea recipes.

Also, see our popular Capresso Iced Tea recipes here!

 

Iced Raspberry Green Tea Limeade Raspberry-Green-Tea-LimeadeVia Kitchen Treaty

Summer never tasted oh-so-good.

Recipe here.

Matcha Mint Iced TeaIMG_0120Via LoveandLemons.com

 Recipe here.

Thai Iced Teathai-iced-tea-recipe-2Via whiteonricecouple.com

Recipe here.

Blueberry Iced Green TeaBlueberry Iced Green Tea 500 6487Via Closetcooking.com

Recipe here.

Mint Lime Tea Coolerlime-mint-tea-cooler_231Via Bakedbree.com

Recipe here.

 

To find out more about Capresso, visit www.Capresso.com.