Additional income potential for coffee growers - tea made out of Coffee leaves!

This should be good news for members engaged in Coffee plantation:


[size=140]Coffee leaf tea is the hottest new beverage[/size]

Not only is coffee leaf tea delicious and nutritious, but it also offers a more stable source of income for coffee growers in Latin America.

Two young entrepreneurs have come up with an idea that could revolutionize the coffee industry. Max Rivest and Arnaud Petitvallet were grad students in France when they realized there’s more to the coffee plant than just its wildly popular beans. The leaves can be turned into a delicious, clean-tasting tea that is low in caffeine (on par with decaf coffee) and surprisingly high in polyphenols and antioxidants – higher even than green tea. The two are so hopeful about their discoveries that they’ve launched a new company called Wize Monkey, based in Vancouver, Canada.

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