Fun Facts About Coffee
You either love coffee or hate it. Some people prefer tea. However, coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world. Oil is the first.
Coffee plants can only grow in countries that do not have any frosts in winter. That’s why coffee is grown near the equator, between the tropics of cancer and Capricorn.
Only two types of coffee beans, Arabica and Robusta are grown.
Coffee wasn’t always a drink. When it was first discovered in Africa, people put cherries in coffee (berries), added animal fats, and made balls of the mixture they ate. These may be the first snacks in the world.
After removing caffeine from coffee, some coffee manufacturers sell caffeine to pharmaceutical companies and companies that manufacture soda. So not much is wasted.
We have had instant coffee for about 250 years, although it is not as widely produced as it is now. It was first introduced in the UK in 1771. The first patented instant coffee was produced in the United States at the beginning of the 20th century, in 1910 to be accurate.
Finns are the most coffee drinkers in the world, not the Americans you think!
There are plans ready to make biodiesel using coffee, so in the future, coffee may feed your car.
It is possible that if you give your cat liquid coffee daily, this life span may be extended. Why do people think this? Well, according to the Guinness Book of Records, the oldest cat, named Creme Puff, drinks coffee every morning. She also likes broccoli. And they have breakfast eggs and bacon. She lived 38 years. Her cat also had another cat, Grandpa Rex Allen. It was this cat who had already set the world record for the oldest cat in the world. They had the same diet. Perhaps it was coffee that helped these two cats live for a long time.
In the 17th century, when men frequented cafes, especially in London, women thought they were responsible for turning their husbands into bodies that were not useless to them. These women got up a petition against coffee that suggests that men should not drink it. It is clear that the proposed ban has not entered into force.
In fact, there were other attempts to ban the drink, and it was banned in Sweden in 1746. Not only banned drinks, but also coffee-making equipment this includes coffee cups and saucers, not just pots for making in.
Coffee has a checkered history, but fortunately it is readily available.