BLOW Your Mind With These Coffee Facts, NOW!

Highlights That You Didn't Know About Coffee

BLOW Your Mind With These Coffee Facts, NOW!

September 29th, 2016

This is dedicated to all the coffee lovers out there, hopefully you guys are enjoying- more than usual- your cup of coffees today. I can’t wait to have mine today.

#1 Coffee As An Alternative Car Fuel
Scientists are researching new uses of coffee beans. Their studies show the food source not only energizes us, but can possibly replace fossil fuel to power motor engines in the future. Wow amazing!

#2 How Was Coffee Discovered?
This legend has persisted over time: Ethiopian shepherds were curious to the effects of caffeine when they saw their goats become “frisky and dance” after eating coffee berries. Amazing right? Sometimes coffee makes THAT happen to us too!

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#3 George Washington Invented Instant Coffee
Actually, it was another George Washington who was an American emancipated slave who became a scientist, botanist and educator with the same name.. he was the inventor in 1906. Instant dry coffee was just one amongst many other discoveries to his credit.

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#4 Coffee Beans Are Actually Fruit Seeds
It’s called a “bean” because it looks like one after being dried and roasted, but really the coffee bean is the seed inside a red fruit berry. Do you think the berry resembles the new health trend, the acai fruit? Evidently both share beneficial properties like: anti-oxidents, increasing energy, weight control and more!

#5 Americano Coffee Please..
Have you ever wondered where the the term, “Americano” came from? It’s the name of a type of coffee which WWII American GIs stationed in Europe would drink. They’d order strong espresso and dilute it with water. Additionally, these American GIs were known as big coffee drinkers and the term, “cup of Joe” stems from them, the “GI Joes”.

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#6 A World Money-Making Phenomenon
In fact, coffee is the second most traded commodity on the earth!! The first is the other dark black liquid, being oil. In the U.S., New Yorkers consume 7 times more coffee than in any other state.. could this be why their sidewalks are like super highways?!

#7 A Creature’s Role In Coffee-Making
There’s a species of Asian civets that loves to eat coffee beans! Now, are you sitting? It’s the civet’s droppings of coffee beans called Kopi Luwak, that are a delicacy. Its brew is one of the world’s most expensive boutique variety of coffees!

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#8 Coffee Energy Balls
Did you know that coffee was first eaten as a sort of food or drug and not sipped? African warriors whipped up a recipe of grounded coffee berries and fat, which they consumed throughout the day for needed energy during battles.

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#9 Hawaiian Homegrown
Hawaii is the only U.S. state that produces coffee commercially since the late 1800s. If you enjoy flavored coffees, their Hawaiian Isles’, Vanilla Macadamia Nut is to die for! Forty percent of the rest of the world’s coffee is produced in Africa, Brazil, and Colombia.

#10 King Charles II of England, Scotland & Ireland
Who doesn’t enjoy lounging at the cafe sipping coffee with friends, right? Society has been socializing this way for centuries. But in 1675, The King claimed coffeehouses were places people met to conspire against him, so he moved to make them illegal. People rebelled and after facing great resistance, his order was rescinded a week later.

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