Tuesday, March 23, 2010

History on Flavored Coffee!

 Although many people regard flavored 
coffee as a modern invention, its origins 
are nearly as old as the original beverage 

History shows that a few hundred 
years ago in the Middle East, people 
enjoyed drinking flavored coffee blended 
with nuts and spices.  

In modern times, innovative marketers 
have capitalized on coffee drinkers' 
desire for more flavors than nature can 
provide and have found new ways to 
introduce flavoring agents into coffee.

First, flavored syrups were used to spike 
brewed coffee with a touch of a favored flavor. 
More recent improvements in food science have 
led to ways of introducing complex flavors directly 
onto the beans as part of a post-roasting process.
When these flavored coffee beans are used for 
brewing, the flavor is extracted into the resulting 

Today consumers can choose from a wide array 
of gourmet flavored coffee beans with names like

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