Running Your Business

Tips on How to Store Your Pet Food Properly

Let’s face it. Having a pet is hard work. You constantly need to tend to their needs, and it isn’t as if they miraculously learn how to feed themselves. However, despite the effort that it takes to raise and care for our pets, we do it gladly – and this definitely applies to their pet food. They have the ability to crawl into our hearts, and we end up wanting only the best for them, sparing no expense. When it comes to their food, most pet owners are very picky. They do loads of research to find the best [...]

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How to Store Your Coffee

Most new coffee enthusiasts tend to go on a shopping spree and accumulate way too much coffee in one go. The result is a stockpile that could supply an army. After the novelty of variety has died out, the first question that comes to mind is whether the coffee will go off. It is a dry substance, so can it actually go bad? The short answer is that it can, and it will go off if enough time has passed. If it isn’t stored properly, the rate of deterioration will only increase. But how can you tell if your [...]

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What is the Difference Between Tea Bags and Loose Leaf Tea?

People are funny creatures. Often times it happens that we prefer one thing over another even though there is technically no difference between the two things. If one takes tea, for example, the and the difference between tea bags and loose leaf tea, the same variety of leaves are used to produce the same product. In terms of taste, the end product tastes exactly the same. The only difference is really in the packaging. Whether you prefer loose leaves or a tea bag, if it comes from the same plant, there shouldn’t actually be a difference. However, apart from [...]

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Secrets to Making the Perfect Cup of Tea

Anyone who loves tea has a particular way of making the perfect cup. Apart from the quality of the leaves, the taste is in the method. Although there are some superstitious methods out there, there are also certain tricks that do influence the quality of the cup. There are also a couple of mistakes that the average tea drinker makes that seriously affect the taste. Making the perfect cup of tea is not just a matter of pouring boiling water over a couple of leaves. In fact, it takes some skill to produce the perfect cup. Keeping your tea [...]

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Packaging Your Coffee for Success

Our eyes are drawn to the things that are pretty, to the things that look good. This is a cornerstone of consumerism – and it is especially true of coffee packaging, where brand loyalty can be determined by a single purchase. Regardless of how good the product is, if the packaging is not attractive, then we are not attracted to it. Now, you can moan about how short-sighted that is of people. But, there is no point in complaining about something that you cannot change. If you can’t beat the system, then maybe it is time to join it. The coffee [...]

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How to Market Your Coffee Brand and Coffee Shop

A coffee shop has become more than just a place to stop off and buy coffee. Nowadays they are a place to meet socially, for business, and in so many cases an office space for freelancers and entrepreneurs. Don’t forget the students that will also come and sit for as long as they need to finish assignments and even study. All of these clients are guaranteed returning business provided that you as the coffee shop owner create an experience that makes your clients want to return. When creating your Brand for your coffee shop and Coffee, you need to look [...]

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What is Fair Trade Coffee?

“Fair Trade” is a term that we hear more and more nowadays, particularly when it comes to products that are farmed and produced through the agricultural sectors of their countries of origin – and fair trade coffee is the most obvious product affected by this trend. As we move deeper into the twenty-first century, the concept of fair trade within the global agricultural industries is becoming more and more prevalent, and there is a very good reason for it. In the past developing countries often found themselves at the mercy of the higher-powered, wealthier first-world states. As a result, these counties [...]

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