Whipping up a Trade Trend The “cloud coffee” phenomenon making the rounds on Instagram and TikTok is a prime example of how ingenious people leverage global trade to bring us ideas and products we never knew we needed, but that we now love. I’m talking about dalgona coffee, sweet caffeinated happiness in a cup. It is made of equal parts instant coffee, sugar and hot water whipped together into a beautiful froth and then spooned on top of your favorite hot or cold milk. This delightful and photogenic confection is *everywhere* on social media. In the spirit of inquiring into the global origins of the products we love, here’s what we found out. Dalgona’s “Honeycomb Toffee” Origins Dalgona coffee isn’t […]
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