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Fall in love with three Italians in under four minutes

— After an entire month of Lavazza in Torino, Nespresso in capsules and Napoli and other Vimeo shorts, here’s a four-minute read about three Italian hidden gems at coco.bm As is the case with most Italians, Dark Italian Roast from Eight O’Clock has a little extra sweetness, is a little less acidic and possibly even […]

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Francesca Lavazza

Buongiorno Bermuda

We thought we’d start this edition of Brew News, our third week featuring Italy and our Italian selections, with one minute and one second of passion with Francesca Lavazza, great granddaughter of Luigi Lavazza, founder of the company that bears his name. [vimeo 120574714 w=960 h=540]   … The next four don’t: AND they are all available […]

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Gevalia Kaffe's TV ad man Johan in a grocery store aisle with a female shopper.

Johan from Gevalia Kaffe: hot or not?

Back in 1853, when visionary Victor Theodor of Sweden’s ever-entrepreneurial Engwall family started roasting coffee in Gävle, the capital of Gävleborg County, they didn’t have keyboards with that creepy, eyebrowed-version of the letter ä on them (it’s äctually cälled umläut ä) so, as this story goes, Vic used the unaccented, Latin spelling of the town’s […]

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Golden midwest wheat field with storm overhead

Unboring fast food

The nice people in the Modern Oats marketing department claim to have one simple goal: “To change the perception of old-fashioned oatmeal to un-boring.” Editor’s Note: Given that old-fashioned oatmeal actually IS really and truly totally boring we figured these guys might just be ex-silicon-valley venture capitalists gone all-Birkenstock and bird seed — just trying to trick us into signing on for some sexy-sounding groats. So we did […]

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Fictitious Tim Hortons Coffee Drive Thru sign in Bermuda

Canucks Invade Bermuda

If you’ve ever been to Canada you know we’re not exaggerating when we say that the entire country smells like Tim Hortons coffee (except maybe the parts that smell like polar bears.) There’s something magical about their 100% Arabica beans that makes you want to be nice to people, say you’re sorry a lot and maybe […]

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