This definitive guide to coffee explores the many rich dimensions of the bean and the beverage around the world. Leading experts from business and academia consider coffee’s history, global spread, cultivation, preparation, marketing, and the environmental and social issues surrounding it today. They describe the art and science of roasting, cupping and making good coffee. Tracing coffee’s journey from field to cup, this handbook will be an essential resource for professionals, coffee lovers and students alike to one of the world’s favourite beverages. Publishers are offering GCR readers a 30 per cent discount valid throughout purchases made in 2014. To access it quote GCR2014 at www.rowman.com.