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Fascinating Facts About Coffee

Here are some fascinating facts about Coffee which is very interesting. The world consumes close to 2.25 billion cups of coffee every day. Coffee is the world’s second most valuable traded commodity, only behind petroleum.

Fascinating Facts About Coffee

  • Coffee is most effective if consumed between 9:30 am and 11:30 am.
  • Instant Coffee was invented by a man called George Washington around 1910.
  • Drinking a cup of caffeinated coffee significantly improves blood flow.
  • There’s a Coffee Shop in France where not saying “hello” and “please” makes your coffee more expensive.
  • New Yorkers drink almost 7 times more coffee than other cities in the US.
  • In the beginning, Starbucks only sold roasted whole coffee beans.
  • The word “coffee” comes from the Arabic for “wine of the bean”.
  • Arabs were the first to cultivate coffee trees on the Arabian Peninsula. Arabs typically roasted and boiled coffee, or qahwa, which is Arabic for “the wine of Islam.
  • The world’s first coffee house opened in 1475 in Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul).
  • Starbucks coffee shops use over 93 million gallons of milk per year. This would be enough to fill 155 Olympic-sized swimming pools.
  • The most expensive coffee in the world is Indonesia’s Kopi Luwak or civet coffee. It is made from coffee beans that have been eaten, partially digested, and then excreted by a weasel-like animal called the Asian palm civet.
  • Coffee trees are cultivated in over 70 countries, mostly in Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Latin America.
  • Do you know fascinating facts about coffee that Tea was more popular than coffee in America until King George the III’s Stamp Act of 1767 increased taxes. The result was the Boston Tea Party, a rebellion in which Bostonians dumped the British East India tea cargos into a harbor. From that point, coffee became America’s national drink and was emotionally linked with its revolution.
  • Coffee was banned three times in three different cultures: once in Mecca in the 16th century, once when Charles II in Europe banned the drink in an attempt to quiet an ongoing revolution, and once when Frederick the Great banned coffee in Germany in 1677 because he was concerned people were spending too much money on the drink.

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