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CoffeeTea&Water 2012!
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New Orleans is rich in coffee history, is the second largest port of entry for green coffee, and boasts some of the finest restaurants in the country.

CoffeeTea&Water is the single largest event dedicated to the coffee, tea and water service operator. Make your plans to attend, be a part of the experience and see firsthand the opportunities for growth and profitability.

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Nov. 13-15

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Hurricane Sandy slams small business
Reuters via The Huffington Post    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Thousands of small business owners across the U.S. East Coast are struggling to mop up after one of the largest storms to ever hit the U.S. Many businesses are still without heat, power and telephone service. Some are losing thousands of dollars per day as the storm's impact drags on. More



Beverages


Arabica-coffee, near lowest price since June, could decline further
The Wall Street Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Arabica-coffee prices are at nearly their lowest point since June, and market conditions point to still lower prices ahead. Arabica coffee for delivery in December ended at $1.5345 a pound on ICE Futures U.S., the lowest settlement since June 20. Prices recently recovered slightly, rising 1.3 cents, or 0.8 percent, to $1.54 a pound, but were still down 1.9 percent for the week. More

Join the VendScreen Revolution Today!

The solution you’ve been waiting for is here. Wait no more. Join the Revolution and add nutrition information, cashless payments, data connectivity and promotional opportunities to your existing machines. All with the VendScreen Revolution touchscreen smart device that installs on existing machines in the field in minutes.
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Coffee consumers opting for home brew
The Wall Street Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Coffee fans are tightening their purse strings and consuming the beverage at home rather than paying marked-up coffee shop prices as the economic crisis continues to bite. In response, leading international coffee roasters such as Kraft, Nestlé and Starbucks are setting their sights on a new model: the premium home market. More



Scientists finding more benefits to tea
The Daily Herald    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A tea timeout is my favorite way to de-stress a day. It feels so civilized to relax with a warm cup of jasmine-scented green tea or perhaps the traditional English treat, black tea with milk — "white," as they say. Still, with all the myths we hear about nutrition, I've always wondered, is tea as healthful as many people believe? Although tea has been enjoyed around the world for some 5,000 years, it wasn't until relatively recently that scientists started searching for the facts. More

Bottom Line Benefits of using GPS North America

Reduce operating expenses - including fuel costs, overtime pay, and insurance premiums, and enhance safety and reduce liability. Better measure, monitor, and manage fleet performance while increasing driver productivity and enhancing customer service.
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Corporate Social Responsibility


Grocery insight: What is fair trade and how does it make a difference?
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
When buying groceries, shoppers have the potential to impact countless people who work behind the scenes producing the foods and beverages that end up in households across America. Purchasing Fair Trade Certified(TM) products has been on the rise for the last 30 years, but most people still aren't aware of the impact fair trade has on coffee-growing communities around the world and the difference purchasing Fair Trade Certified coffee can make. More

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Alpine® "Flowing with technology™"

Alpine®
is the industry leader in (POU) point of use water filtration solutions. Alpine® recently introduced their new high end Aurora POU cooler using digital technology, tri-temp, UV sanitization, filter monitoring, leak detection, etc. Microsoft® picks Aurora™ as best in the industry.
Microtronic - the solution for Cashless
Microtronic is the 30 year leader in true Cashless Vending technology. We've added the components of Micro Markets and Mini Micro Markets with LOW monthly support fees. Only one card to use with Vending, Micro Markets, Cafection and Multi-max vendors. Call 1-800-879-3586 or check out: www.MicrotronicUS.com or www.YourMicroMarket.com
Holiday House Distributing
Water Block is a low cost mechanical overflow safety device powered by water flowing through. It allows a maximum continuous flow of water ranging from 1.3 to 13.2 gallons. Water Block will cut off water flow if the continuous flow exceeds the adjustable setting. Find more information at www.hhdonline.com/
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NAMA News

Costa Rica Origin Tour 2013

Make plans today to join us for NAMA's first country of origin coffee tour. Don't miss out on this life-changing event you will never forget. Here is your chance to enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the exotic country side of Costa Rica.

Gain a better understanding of how to communicate the value of coffee to your customers and be able to share your new first hand coffee knowledge with customers and colleagues.

Learn more and book your reservation here.

The 2013 NAMA Directory will hit mailboxes this December!

We are now compiling the hard copy NAMA 2013 Directory. Every active member will be listed under their member type. For increased exposure, Members can purchase additional listings for only $35 by simply completing this form.

Questions about the Directory?
Contact Ryan Dovenmuehler at E&M Consulting
(312) 238-9609 or ryand@emconsultinginc.com
 
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