CAffeine dreams

Caffeine dreams

entrepreneurship + all things coffee + Lively Adventures

June 20, 2018

The truth is that coffee has become the second most traded commodity in the world (the first is crude oil) because we believe it makes us better. You will hear avid caffeine addicts say things like “I’m not myself until I have my first cup of coffee” or “I drank a pot...

June 14, 2018

As a coffee roaster and someone deeply entrenched in the world of third wave coffee, even I can find it incredibly confusing to navigate the latest trends in our caffeine addictions. I’m not sure when we all started to lose our collective minds, but in my humble opinio...

September 20, 2017

Good news for coffee lovers around the world: in addition to helping you wake up in the morning, coffee has a number of health benefits and can even help prevent certain conditions. So let’s examine how coffee positively affects your well-being:

1. Coffee decreases your...

July 8, 2017

The more tired you feel, the harder exercise can be. That's why coaches of elite athletes have long known that a shot of caffeine before a training session or competition can improve performance by making it easier to exercise more vigorously with less pain and fatigue...

April 12, 2017

First 10 Minutes 

The caffeine enters your bloodstream. Your heart rate and blood pressure start to rise. 

After 20 Minutes 

You feel more alert and focused. You find it easier to make informed decisions and handle problems. In addition, the caffeine can help you feel les...

March 1, 2017

Do you think your coffee is lacking something? Have you ever wondered if your coffee could taste better? Well wonder no longer! We are here with three simple tips to make sure your coffee is the best it can be

#1 Water (No It's Not Just Water) 

Coffee is 98.75% water. Ye...

January 16, 2017

We've taught you about the beans, the importance of grinding coffee, and a few tips for brewing a great cup. However, all your hard work could be undone if you are drinking from the wrong cup. In an effort to make sure you are drinking from the right cup; 416 Coffee Co...

November 7, 2016

Every so often I'm lucky enough to stumble upon a meal that changes my life. I recently enjoyed a life changing meal in Mississauga at a quaint brunch spot called Kravingz. Kravingz is a warm and inviting place, small enough to feel cozy but big enough to avoid feeling...

October 2, 2016

We are very excited to announce a new specialty coffee that has just arrived in our warehouse! The Costa Rica Tarrazú La Pastora is a "fancy" arabica coffee grown at the base of three volcanoes in Costa Rica. If you look at the map below, the area where the c...

September 20, 2016

1.) A coffee tree has a life span of about 50 years

2.) There are 900 different flavours of arabica coffee. Complex and very volatile they, deteriorate if exposed to air and light.

3.) The first European cafes were opened by immigrants from Asia around the year 1650. 


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