When Coffee History Was a ‘Holy Grail’

When coffee history was a “holy grail” for scientists, it meant that coffee could be used as medicine, cure and food source Medical Newswire title The Truth About Coffee: An Introduction article Coffee history was an “inspirational” discovery for researchers, says Peter Hochberg, a research professor of medicine at University of Southern California School of Medicine.He’s written a book on […]

How Did Cocaine Get Into Your Coffee? Listen to the History Podcast

When it comes to the history of the drug coca, we’re a long way from being on the verge of understanding exactly how cocaine got into the coffee.But there’s a wealth of information that can shed light on the history behind the drug.Cocaine was a major part of the coffee trade before it became popular in the U.S., and we’ve […]