Bitter Coffee Today? Try Changing the Colour of Your Cup

We know different coloured plates can affect how food ‘tastes’ … and now we know that the same applies to coffee. (Pete, CC BY)
We know different coloured plates can affect how food ‘tastes’ … and now we know that the same applies to coffee. (Pete, CC BY)

In Australia, around a billion cups of coffee a year are consumed in cafés, restaurants and other outlets. Even Britain, a nation famous for its...

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