Thursday, May 28, 2015

Fun facts about coffee

  • Shepherds first discovered coffee in Ethiopia around 800 A.D.
  • Coffee is the second most traded commodity on Earth behind oil.
  • There are two types of coffee beans: Arabica and Robusta. Arabica is most popular, but Robusta has twice as much caffeine.
  • The majority of coffee is produced in Brazil.
  • The world’s most expensive coffee is $600 a pound.
  • There have been five attempts to ban coffee throughout history.
  • New Yorkers drink almost seven times as much coffee as the rest of the U.S.
  • Coffee stays warmer when you add cream.
  • Americans consume 400 million cups of coffee per day.

--Kara Kelso

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