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Ten Facts You Never Knew About Coffee!
Ten Facts You Never Knew About Coffee!

Ten Facts You Never Knew About Coffee!

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Next time you are at your preferred coffee shop and someone captures your eye, here are ten interesting coffee facts that you can utilise to start a conversation:

1) Coffee is considered an aphrodisiac. Studies have actually shown that coffee can increase endurance and the total length of intimate sessions because it contains a high dosage of caffeine and other different alkaloids.

2) Although coffee has been a part of the Arab culture for countless years, it did not enter into the western world up until the 1500s. Prior to that time, priests believed that coffee was a beverage of the devil. Pope Clement VIII finally ended this line of thinking by taking a sip of coffee and then offering it his blessing. Amen!

3) Japan’s main Coffee Day is Oct 1st. Yes, believe in it or not, there is a country, and a tea drinking country at that, which has an official coffee day. Is that to make their nationals work more? We will never know.

4) One acre of coffee trees will yield near 10 thousand pounds of cherries. Once they are grated or hulled, there are still practically 2 thousand pounds of coffee beans.

5) Forty-nine of the fifty states grow absolutely no coffee. The state that cultivates coffee is Hawaii. Is that to keep the surfers awake, we do wonder? You don’t want to be sleeping when the Big Wave of your life is coming towards you.

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6) Germany is the second largest coffee customer in the world. Forty-three percent of Germans include sweetener to their coffee, while just twenty-seven percent of Americans (the top customer of coffee) make use of any type of sweetener in their coffee. Alright, this was more about sugar than coffee but you understand.

7) The English word coffee originated from the Latin word Coffea. Coffea is the Latin name for a genus of trees. In case you questioned, “genus” is a principal taxonomic category that is above species and listed below a family. Any more enlightened? Not sure but thank you Wikipedia.

8) Every single one of the fifty-three countries that grows coffee is located along the equator, in between the tropic of Cancer and Capricorn. That gives us an excellent indication on what the perfect coffee growing weather condition requires to look like.

9) On average, individuals who purchase their coffee from drive-through windows before work will invest around 45 hours every year waiting in line for their coffee. That is what is called passion!

10) Petroleum is the only product that is traded more than coffee. The amount of coffee produced worldwide is close to six million metric tonnes per year.

Next time you drink coffee, or wish to start a discussion about coffee or in general, you have a few truths to flaunt about.

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