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Nestle pays Starbucks $7.1bn to sell its coffee

Nestle pays Starbucks $7.1bn to sell its coffee

Business
Nestle has announced that it will pay Starbucks $ 7.1bn (£5.2bn) to sell the company's coffee products. The Swiss giant, which boasts Nescafe and Nespresso amongst its brands, will have the right to market Starbucks' coffee in retail outlets outside the cafe chain.That part of the business currently generates $ 2bn in annual sales.The deal means Nespresso machine owners will be able to buy Starbucks coffee branded pods for use at home. Consumers will also find Starbucks coffee beans, ground and instant coffee more readily available as Nestle, the world's largest food and drinks company, uses its vast distribution network to market Starbucks products worldwide.Nestle's name will not appear alongside Starbucks's, but the deal could still help Nestle strengthen its US business, thanks ...
Science Says: What we know about cancer risk and coffee

Science Says: What we know about cancer risk and coffee

Health
Trouble is brewing for coffee lovers in California, where a judge ruled that sellers must post scary warnings about cancer risks. But how frightened should we be of a daily cup of joe? Not very, some scientists and available evidence seem to suggest. Scientific concerns about coffee have eased in recent years, and many studies even suggest it can help health. "At the minimum, coffee is neutral. If anything, there is fairly good evidence of the benefit of coffee on cancer," said Dr. Edward Giovannucci, a nutrition expert at the Harvard School of Public Health. The World Health Organization's cancer agency moved coffee off the "possible carcinogen" list two years ago, though it says evidence is insufficient to rule out any possible role. The current flap isn't about coffee itself, but a che...
Here’s What Happened When a Coffee Addict Gave It Up for a Week

Here’s What Happened When a Coffee Addict Gave It Up for a Week

Health
I'm a woman in her 20s with a full-time job, romantic relationship, and decent social life—and finding the energy to go to the office and spend quality time with my boyfriend and friends has been no easy feat. Add in a committed gym regimen and a love of binge watching Netflix, and it seems nearly impossible to stay awake through it all without caffeine.Currently, I drink between 2 and 3 cups of coffee every day and honestly I cannot imagine my life without it. Coffee is ingrained in my morning routine, and it’s helped me get through more midday slumps than I can count.RELATED: Big Perks: Coffee's Health BenefitsStill, I’ve been in situations where I’ve downed too many cups of joe and turned into a jittery mess. And recently, I suspect my afternoon coffee fix has made it har
The Healthiest Drink Options at Starbucks (Beyond Black Coffee and Tea)

The Healthiest Drink Options at Starbucks (Beyond Black Coffee and Tea)

Health
Need a healthy pick me up? I often advise my clients to look for Starbucks when they're out and about, and craving a snack or drink—even the folks who don't drink coffee. The chain offers plenty of nutritious bites, like nuts, pumpkin seeds, kale chips, fresh bananas, and popcorn. And now Starbucks is serving up a decent selection of healthy beverages, too. And I don't just mean black coffee and tea. Below are my picks from the menu (including some that are naturally caffeine-free), based on calories, sugar content, and ingredients:If you're craving juice ...Get an Evolution Fresh. This juice brand, owned by Starbucks, is available in other stores as well. While Starbucks doesn’t carry the complete line, there is one regularly stocked option I recommend: