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THE FUTURE OF COFFEE

Using the blockchain to track java, from bean to barista.

COFFEE, A BELOVED BEVERAGE tracing its origin back hundreds of years, is being reimagined for the 21st century. San Francisco–based Cafe X built a latte-serving robot barista. Startup Bulletproof Coffee is pitching a healthier kind of brew—just add butter. (Don’t ask.) Mercedes-Benz is even

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