The Elite Team Testing 600 Cups of Starbucks a Day

May 19 (Bloomberg) –- There's a small lab inside Starbucks headquarters called the "cupping room" where 75 percent of all Starbucks coffee will be tested before hitting stores. A group of seven "coffee-quality specialists" taste up to 600 different coffees a day in a regimented ritual known as "cupping." Bloomberg's Sam Grobart went to Seattle to meet master taster Leslie Wolford and get a look inside the secret lab. (Source: Bloomberg)

London Mayoral Hopeful Hails Housing Plans
10:28 - Zac Goldsmith, London MP and conservative candidate for mayor, discusses the plan to increase home ownership in London by expanding its "help to buy" scheme in a city where the average home now costs more than half a million pounds. He speaks to Bloomberg's Anna Edwards on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
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