INTERESTING INFOGRAPHIC ON COFFEE

Learn some captivating facts and stats on one of the worlds most loved beverages!

THE LEGEND OF THE DISCOVERY OF COFFEE & SOME FAST FACTS
There is a popular Ethiopian legend wherein coffee is discovered by a goat herder named Kaldi, who found his goats frolicking and full of energy after eating the red fruit of the coffee shrub. Kaldi tried the fruit for himself and had a similar reaction.

  1. During the 13th century, the modern version of roasted coffee originated in n Arabia. During the 13th century,

  2. In 1616, the Dutch founded the first European-owned coffee estate in Sri Lanka, then Ceylon, then Java in 1696.

  3. The drink wasn’t really popular in America until the Boston Tea Party of 1773, when making the switch from tea to coffee became something of a patriotic duty.

  4. In the 1960s, a certain awareness for specialty coffee started to grow, inspiring the opening of the first Starbucks in Seattle in 1971.

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