Let’s be honest. We have all asked ourselves this question before: Am I drinking too much coffee? Most people are at least somewhat certain that coffee affects their body in some way. It helps us kick-starting the morning or to get that energy boost in the afternoons. But is there such a thing as “too much coffee”, and what does science have to say about consuming coffee anyway?
Supermarket coffee still makes about 75% of retail volume, despite poor quality, months in the shelves (goodbye flavour) and other terrible symptoms that are accompanied with price pressure and fierce competition amongst large international coffee roasters. This article gives a brief overview of some of the main problems of the retail coffee industry.