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16 Facts About Coffee That Will Blow Your Mind

When nothing goes right a warm cup of coffee makes you feel better.Coffee helps you physically as well as mentally.It relaxes not only your mind but also your body.Coffee has the power to keep you awake at night.A lot can happen over a cup of coffee.Coffee has potential health benefits.


1.Largest Consumer of Coffee

The U.S. is the worlds largest consumer of coffee.Coffee represents 75% of all the caffeine consumed in the U.S.52% of Americans drink coffee.Hawaii is the only U.S. State that grows cacao beans to produce chocolate.

Japan is the 3rd largest consumer of coffee

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2.Coffee Production

Brazil accounts for 1/3 of the worlds coffee production.Brazil has been the largest producer of coffee for the last 150 years.Over 5 million people in Brazil are employed in the coffee industry.

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3.Popular Beverage

Coffee is the most popular beverage worldwide with over 400 billion cups consumed each year.7-11 sells 10000 pots of coffee an hour,every hour,every day.

4.Coffee Roasted

Coffee is generally roasted between 204-218C (400-425F).The longer the beans are roasted the darker the roast.Dark roasted coffee beans contain less caffeine than medium roasted ones.The longer a coffee is roasted the more caffeine is burned off.

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5.Coffee beans

Coffee Beans are similar to grapes that produce wine in that they are affected by the temperature,soil conditions,altitude,rainfall,drainage and degree of ripeness when picked.Coffee beans are not beans.They are fruit pits.


Coffee is grown commercially in over 45 countries around the world.Coffee is imported and exported in different parts of the world by different different countries all over the world.

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It has been estimated it would take 70 cups of coffee to kill a 70 kg  person.

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8.Does Not Dehydrates

Contrary to popular belief ,Coffee does not dehydrate you,studies have found.Coffee and its properties does not dehydrates you.

9.Instant Coffee

Instant coffee was invented in 1901.Since then instant coffee is consumed by many people around the globe including India with pleasure.

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10.Brew Coffee

The Arabs are generally believed to be the first to brew coffee.

11.Not Saying Please and Hello

There is a coffee shop in France where not saying Hello and Please makes your coffee more expensive.Its better to say hello and please if you want coffee which is economical as well as good.

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12.Famous Outlets

The famous coffee outlets are StarBucks  which  was founded in Seattle, Washington in the year 1971.and

Café Coffee Day ( commonly abbreviated as CCD) is an Indian café chain owned by Coffee Day Global Limited, a subsidiary of Coffee Day Enterprises Limited.It was founded by V.G.Siddhartha  in the year 1996 (21 years ago). It has its headquarters in  the city of Bengaluru which is the capital  of Indian State  Karnataka.

Its number of locations are 1,556 as on 17 October 2015.Areas served by CCD  are the countries of India, Austria, Czech Republic, Malaysia and Egypt.

The other famous coffee outlets are McDonalds Dunkin, Donuts Coffee.

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13. India And Coffee

Coffee is a famous beverage in India.We have our own Coffee Board.The Coffee Board of India , an organization managed by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the government of India was set up by parliamentary act of 1942 to promote coffee production in India .

India ranks 6th in top ten coffee producers as of 2014.Out of the total 10 coffee productions India accounts for 0.3(Millions of Tonnes) out of 8.8.

Coffee is produced in the hilly regions of Southern India under monsoon rainfall conditions.Out of all the coffee producing states Karnataka alone accounts for 71% followed by Kerala 21% and Tamil Nadu 5% of production of 8200 tonnes.

Out of  250,000 coffee growers in India 98% of them are small growers.In all around 80% of coffee produced is exported and most of the coffee is shipped through Suez Canal.

In 2004, Indian Coffee with the brand name “Tata Coffee” had the distinction of winning three gold medals at the Grand Cus De Café Competition held in Paris.In India the other  famous brands of Coffee are Nestle Nescafe and Bru Coffee.

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14.Coffee Served

Coffee is served in many ways.At some places it is served hot while at other places it is served cold.At many places iced coffee is also quite popular.People usually prefer hot coffee in winters and cold coffee in summers.In summers coffee shakes are also quite popular with people.

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15.Caffeine Content

Coffee Arabica normally contains about half the caffeine of Coffee Robusta. A Coffee arabica bean containing very little caffeine was discovered in Ethiopia in 2004.

Coffee caffeine content depends on how it is prepared. Brewed coffee has 80–135 mg caffeine in it. Drip coffee has 115–175 mg caffeine in it.Espresso coffee has 100 mg caffeine in it.

16.English Coffeehouses

In olden days coffee houses were popular among people. Travellers introduced coffee as a beverage to England during the mid-17th century.In England previously coffee was consumed mainly for its supposed medicinal properties.

Coffee houses became quite popular in the  17th century and in the 18th century.It was a place where people met to have conversations personal as well as professional. Commerce was done while drinking coffee. Coffeehouses not only  also served tea  and coffee but also chocolate.

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Pallavi Dutta
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