Coffee Facts: Fun
Things to Know About Coffee
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know that our knowledge of coffee is about 1000 years old, and
that we have been using coffee as a beverage for over 700
years? If you enjoy fascinating facts, coffee is great source:
caffeine, coffee agriculture and consumption, chemical
components, history of coffee, coffee stain removing and so on.
Here are a few coffee statistics and facts for now.
More than 75% of all adult
Americans drink coffee:
In the United States alone, 54%
of the adult population drinks coffee cups on a daily basis,
and another 25% of all Americans drink it once in a while. This
means that coffee is part of life for more than three quarters
of American adults. This isn't such a big surprise when you
know that coffee is the second most consumed beverage in the
world after water.
Men drink more coffee than
A National Coffee Association
survey made in 2000 reports that the average consumption of
coffee in the USA is 4.4 Kg per year per person, including
those who dont drink coffee, which corresponds to approximately
1.9 cups of coffee per day for men and 1.4 cups per day for
women. However, when non-coffee drinkers are left out, the
average consumption is raised to 3.1 cups per person per
Top ten coffee producing
According to National
Geographic, the first position in coffee producing is awarded
to Brazil who delivers 35% of the planet's coffee. Another 12%
of world supply for coffee comes from Columbia. Indonesia,
Vietnam, Mexico, Ethiopia, India, Guatemala, Côte-d'Ivoire and
Uganda share the rest of the top ten. Each country specializes
in a particular type of bean.
Many interesting and strange
coffee facts are left for you to discover. We recommend two
books on the topic. Coffee
by Kevin Knox and Perfect
by Timothy James Castle are both great sources of coffee
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