Did you know…coffee grounds make excellent odor removers for small spaces like cars. refrigerators and freezers.
Coffee is a potent source of healthful antioxidants. Antioxidants fight inflammation, an underlying cause of many chronic conditions, including arthritis, atherosclerosis and many types of cancer.
Cold-brewed coffee is much less acidic than hot coffee, which gives your iced drinks a cleaner flavor.
Total amount of cups of coffee (9 ounces) a coffee drinker consumes daily-3.1
Total average of money spent on coffee each year by coffee drinker-$164.71
Coffee has been linked to reducing the incidence of Diabetes and Parkinson’s disease, and has recently been touted as being high in antioxidants as well.
By 1700, when London had about 600,000 residents, there were over a thousand coffee houses. Taverns in England and wine merchants in France opposed coffee houses, but to no avail.
Originally used by Sufis to stay awake during religious ceremonies, coffee soon became a legal alternative to alcohol in Muslim societies, and coffeehouses emerged as the Arab counterpart to taverns as places to talk and play games.
In 1932, Brazil couldn’t afford to send its athletes to the Olympics in Los Angeles. So they loaded their ship with coffee and sold it along the way.
The U.S. is the largest coffee consuming country in the world, estimating 400 million cups per day.
Coffee is the #2 most traded commodity on earth, coming only second to oil!
In Turkey, the bridegroom is required to make a vow during the wedding to always make sure to provide their wives with coffee. If they did not do so it was considered grounds for divorce.
In 1674 a group of London women formed a group called WPAC (Women’s Petition Against Coffee). They didn’t like the amount of time their husbands spent in coffee houses rather than being home where they belonged.
Coffee grows on trees and one tree produces about 1 pound of coffee per year.