Fun & Interesting Facts About Coffee

Fun & Interesting Facts About Coffee


It’s the world’s 2nd largest traded commodity.  Crude oil is first.

Yes, it is not a typo.


Coffee is consumed in great quantities, making it the most beloved beverage after water. It’s worth is over $100 billion worldwide.


Good coffee growing conditions require high altitudes, tropical climates, and rich soil.  There is only one state, Hawaii, which is able to grow coffee.  It has been producing coffee even before it was a state. (Only recently, though, farms in California started growing coffee bushes!)  One of the Best known places to grow coffee are the Blue Mountains region in Jamaica


During the 17th century Ottoman Empire, it was believed that coffee contained mind-altering effects. The ruler of this period believed it to be a type of narcotic and banned it from public consumption.


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.


Coffee beans grow on a bush. They are actually the pit of a berry, which makes them a fruit. There are two main varieties of beans, green and red.  Red beans have a nicer smell and are less acidic. Red beans are used to produce lighter coffees. The longer that coffee beans have been roasted – the healthier they are.


Decaffeinated coffee comes from a chemical process where the caffeine is taken out of the beans.  The caffeine is then often sold to Coca-Cola.


And those are the facts

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