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Coffee Fun Facts

Cappuccino first came into the worlds languages in 1948. Cappuccino means “little hood” and the drink itself reminded the Italians of the Capuchin Monks. There are two types of coffee trees: arabica and robusta. Coffee trees take 3-4 years to begin producing coffee beans. It takes 25 coffee cherries to produce 1 shot of espresso6 pounds of coffee cher ...


The Origin of Coffee

Coffee is one of the worlds most popular commodities. It’s said to have all started in Ethiopia in AD 800-900 with a goat herder named Kaldi. He noticed his goats were more energetic after eating some berries so he tried them himself and found a similar effect happened to him. It has only grown since then, becoming the coffee we know today. From Eth ...