6 Interesting Facts about Coffee on International Coffee Day
Today is International Coffee Day, and just a couple of days ago, it was National Coffee Day in the US.
Yes, coffee needs to be celebrated. It’s what keeps most people sane and going (students, professionals, moms, everyone!)
Coffee is celebrated on this day by all caffeine junkies who set out to enjoy this day by grabbing a deal on their favorite cup of Java.
The first thing I love to have in the morning when I wake up is a hot cup of coffee. And while nowadays I don’t have the luxury of enjoying my coffee hot and as soon as I wake up (I’m a mom of 3 boys – what did you expect?), it’s still the only thing that helps me keep my sanity among my crazy bunch lol!
At home, I drink instant coffee with some creamer, a dash of milk, and half a teaspoon of sugar. My favorite coffee on the go is definitely Starbucks!
But enough with that and let’s talk about some interesting facts about coffee now, shall we?
1- Coffee is the second most traded commodity on earth.
2- It was the first food to be freeze-dried.
3- The two types of coffee beans are Arabica and Robusta.
4- The vast majority of coffee is produced in (you guessed it) Brazil.
5- Kona coffee is grown in Hawaii, the only US state to commercially grow coffee.
6- Coffee is a fruit, and it was a food before becoming a beverage. Coffee berries were once mixed with fat to make a snack.