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Japanese contact lens manufacturer Menicon has been experimenting with fermentation technologies since 2011. The work is an offshoot of materials research toward new contact lenses. One lactic acid fermentation technique Menicon developed worked with bean cake. So, in a joint effort with the Veterinary Medicine Department of Azabu University, Menicon developed a cattle feed (suitable…

Keloland.com | Coffee Prices Soar

We try to do everything possible not to do that. Becker says her coffee supplier is also looking at getting beans from other countries like Colombia and Vietnam. Coffee drinkers will feel the crop problems in Brazil in more ways than one. Brazil is also the world’s biggest producer of sugar, so if you take…

Coffee Drinkers Burned By Shortage – Processors Warn Of Higher Retail Prices – Business – Jamaica Gleaner – Sunday | May 4, 2014

The coffee shortage is further exacerbated by revived interest in Japan, which is now demanding upwards of 500 tonnes of beans, said Minott, who is also general manager of the coffee processing operation, Jamaica Standard Products. “We cannot fulfil this 500 tonnes at our current production rate,” he said. Japan received the bulk of the…