That lovely cup of coffee you drank this morning which had subtle notes of nut, chocolate and was capped off by an earthy aftertaste and a textured mouthfeel? Well, it turns out that there’s a chance that you’ve been brewing up coffee with a few additional extras in it.
It might have been diluted with soil, twigs and other bits and bobs, for example.
Okay, so we’re pretty sure that this isn’t commonplace at the moment – and if it is we shall shed a couple of tears as our world crashes down around us – but a couple of scientists have begun to develop a way that can identify whether coffee is counterfeit or not.
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