2nd MOST CONSUMED COMMODITY
Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world, only surpassed by oil. It is the most consumed drink after water.
COFFEE WAS DISCOVERED BY A GOAT SHEPHERD
Coffee was discovered in Ethiopia in 1500 by a goat herder. He saw that the goats when they ate the coffee cherries were left with a great amount of energy and did not sleep at night.
COFFEE HELPED OLYMPIC ATHLETES
In 1932 Brazil did not have the money to send Olympic athletes to Los Angeles, so they sent a ship full of coffee that was sold as the trip was made.
DIVORCE DUE TO COFFEE
In ancient Arab culture, women could find legal grounds for divorce if the husband did not bring them fresh coffee.
BEETHOVEN LOVED COFFEE
Beethoven was such a passionate coffee lover that he always counted 60 beans before making his coffee.