There are two kinds of people in the world:
Take my word - no matter to which group you belong, after reading this article, you will be amazed by how much there is to know and you had no idea!
So, grab a cup of great coffee and enjoy some fun facts on coffee I have gathered, let me know if already you knew them all !
In ancient Arab culture, a woman could only divorce her husband if he didn’t like her coffee.
The word espresso comes from Italian and means “expressed” or “forced out”. Espresso is made by forcing very hot water under high pressure through finely ground, compacted coffee.
“Kopi Luwak” is the most expensive coffee in the world. It comes from Indonesia and is made from beans digested from the Asian Palm Civet. In other words, it comes from cat poop. It sells for €350 and up per kilo!c
The word 'coffee' comes from the Arabic word 'qahwah' which refers to a type of wine.
Growers predominantly plant the Arabica species. Although less popular, Robusta tastes slightly more bitter and contains more caffeine.
The “Big Four” coffee roasting companies – Kraft, P&G, Sara Lee and Nestle – buy about 50% of the coffee produced worldwide.
Beethoven was such an ardent coffee lover that he’d count 60 beans per cup before making his brew.
Just the smell of coffee can help you wake you up in the morning.
Coffee is consumed in great quantities, making it the most beloved beverage after water. It’s worth is over $100 billion worldwide.
Brazil couldn’t afford to send its athletes to Los Angeles for the 1932 Olympics, so the government loaded them in a ship full of coffee which was sold on the way to finance their trip.
Coffee stays warm 20% longer when you add cream.