Science suggests that the first coffee plants grew in the Kaffa region of central Ethiopia.
Brazil’s leading coffee production is mainly due to the large areas of land dedicated to growing the plant.
The average person in Finland drinks 12.5 kilograms per person, which is nearly three times the average American.
The coffee plant is a bush or small tree native to the tropical areas of Africa and Asia.
In addition to the two states, coffee is also grown in the American territory of Puerto Rico.
Kopi Luwak can go for $600 a pound. It’s made from coffee beans that have been eaten then excreted by a wild cat.
An espresso is thicker than the usual coffee drink and has a warm-honey consistency.
The word “affogato” is Italian for drowned, which is what happens to the scoop of vanilla ice cream when the warm shot of espresso is added to it. Yum!
Americano was invented by US soldiers stationed in Italy during WWII. They wanted to make the strong Italian espresso taste more like the coffee they were used to.
While whipped cream can be added as a topping, it isn’t a necessary ingredient.