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December 7th 2018

The Humble Brilliance of Italy’s Moka Coffee Pot
In the era of pods, the iconic item has become an endangered species.
Bialetti, the Italian maker of the moka pot, a stovetop coffee machine and one of the most iconic kitchen appliances ever created, announced recently that the company is in major trouble—tens of millions of Euros in debt, unpaid salaries and taxes, revenues that are way down and look to be staying that way. In a press release, the company said there are “doubts over its continuity.”
by Dan Nosowitz Article I   / Article II by  Andrea Vogt, in Bologna - October 28, 2018
Created - November 10, 2018
Updated: January 15, 2019
January 14, 2019

Coffee price slump leaves farmers earning less than a cent a cup
Coffee farmers in Central America, Colombia and Ethiopia are struggling to stay afloat as bean prices slump below a cent per cup. (Reuters)
by Aaron Maasho & Nigel Hunt on Reuters - Article