Can’t get enough of coffee? Well check out our part 5 of coffee facts! You should be a coffee expert before you know it. You’re welcome.
Coffee is the second most traded commodity on earth
According to the Global Exchange, there are approximately 25 million farmers in over 50 countries involved in producing coffee. The number one commodity you ask? Oil.
An Italian Espresso means “when something is forced out.”
This refers to the way espresso is made – forcing boiling water through pressed coffee grounds. Although espresso has more caffeine per volume than coffee, because it’s consumed in smaller quantities, it actually has about a third of the amount of caffeine as a regular cup of coffee.
Coffee was originally a food
Coffee berries were mixed with fat to create an energy-rich snack ball. It was also consumed as a wine then made from the pulp of coffee berries.
The Largest cup of coffee ever was brewed in July 2014 in South Korea
The largest iced coffee was brewed in Las Vegas in 2010 and was 1,500 gallons – ice not included.
The name cappuccino comes from the colour of cowls worn by Capuchin monks
Capuchin monks wore a light brown hood that covered their heads and the colour resembles that of a cappuccino – which is how the word cappuccino came about