‘Coffee Research Center’ Now Open At U-C Davis

A California university is the first in the nation to study the science of coffee. And it will do so at California taxpayers’ expense 

U-C Davis has a new research center with more than 50 faculty members from various departments. 

The Chancellor says to think of it “as a hub of all things coffee.” 

The facility was created out of a popular elective course and aims to use cutting-edge technology to learn about all aspects of coffee, from green bean storage to brewing to experimental preparation methods. 


Man in a shirt and tie, holding a big coffee mug above his mouth, indicating he is out of coffee.

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