Coffee News

Science Says: What we know about cancer risk and coffee

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 […more]

Coffee is good for you

(excerpt from COFFEE LOVERS, REJOICE. New research suggests that people who drink two to three cups of coffee a day—caffeinated or not—may have a lower chance of dying from certain illnesses than those who abstain. The study, thought to be the largest of its kind, followed more than 500,000 people in 10 European countries […more]

Global Coffee News

Coffee is loved and consumed around the world. The Coffee Association of Canada and its members continually strive to better understand and educate themselves, and Canadians, about their favourite brew. Read the latest stories on coffee innovation and trends from across the globe. Australia… Coffee is good for you (February 21, 2018) The deconstructed flat white gets […more]

5 Reasons to Drink Coffee on National Coffee Day (and every day!)

September 29, 2017 is National Coffee Day across North America. Here are 5 reasons why you should enjoy your favourite cup of joe on September 29 and every day! … Coffee may be associated with a reduced risk of developing numerous cancers. In fact, in June 2016, IARC (the International Agency for Research on Cancer) – […more]

Coffee may help you live longer

(excerpt from ABC News) – Drinking coffee is linked to a decreased risk of death, according to two large studies published Monday, July 9, 2017 in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. One study examined the coffee-drinking patterns of more than 185,000 Americans over a 16-year period. The researchers found that regular coffee consumption was […more]

Media Advisory

2016 Canadian Coffee Trends Report highlights being presented November 1st   Coffee is the most popular beverage amongst adult Canadians over 16 – even more than tap water. So what does the future look like for the $6.2 billion Canadian coffee industry? Why does coffee remain the #1 consumed beverage in Canada? How are Millennials […more]

Caffeine can Enhance Athletic Performance

Why do many top athletes drink coffee? Probably because they enjoy the taste. But also because research shows caffeine can enhance athletic performance. And it’s perfectly legal! Read more about how many top athletes competing in Rio make coffee part of their training regimen: WSJ – Caffeine – the performance enhancer in your kitchen: […more]

IARC Releases Results: Coffee No Longer Classified as a Carcinogen

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an agency of the World Health Organization, today released their latest study on coffee and cancer, and coffee is no longer classified as a carcinogen. Coffee was last reviewed by IARC in 1991, at which time they classified coffee as 2B – meaning “possibly” causes cancer. IARC’s […more]