The smell of the fresh-roasted beans that pleasures our mental stimulant and fills up our mind and soul completely is a cup of coffee.
On the eve of World Coffee Day, where we promote and celebrate coffee as a beverage, let's encounter some interesting facts about coffee.
~ The aroma of coffee contains more than 700 substances. The original home of coffee is in Ethiopia. Coffee was launched in the 15th century and came to Europe in the 16th century.
~ Coffee is the second most profit-oriented product in the world after oil. It is produced from peeled, grounded, dried and roasted coffee beans.
~Seattle is considered as the capital of coffee and the birthplace of Starbucks. In the early seventies, it was first opened as a small shop in the Pike Place Market in Seattle.
~ Brazil is the one-third producer of coffee. It exports over two billion grains of coffee annually which represents one-third of the total world's population.
~ According to a study, the best time to consume coffee is at 2:15 pm, because it is considered as the moment people have the least energy. Coffee improves alertness, concentration and endurance.
~ Scandinavians are the biggest coffee consumers. According to a report, during the period of 2002- 2006 precisely, the Scandinavians drank an average of 4.3 cups of coffee per day.
~There are two coffee museums in the world - one is in the Brazil Coffee Museum (Meseu do Café Brasileiro), and the other one is the Vienna Coffee Museum (Wiener Kaffeemuseum). Concerts, reading evenings, product presentation and special seminars are conducted in these museums.
So today, grab a cup of coffee and take a moment to feel its aroma with the sense of relaxation and wander around in the World of Coffee