Coffee Facts

Beer

Almost took the place of coffee

In 1777, Frederick the Great of Prussia issued a statement encouraging Prussians to drink beer—not coffee—with their breakfast after officials grew worried that coffee consumption was interfering with citizens' beer-drinking habits.

Coffee is actually a

Fruit

Coffee beans as we know them are actually the pits of a cherry-like berry that are grown on bushes. Even though coffee is actually a seed, it's called a bean because of its resemblance to actual beans.

Inspiration

For the web cam

Coffee is said to be inspiration for the world’s first web cam. In 1991, a group of Cambridge University scientists set a camera on their work building’s coffee pot, streaming the footage live on the web so that they would be able to see if the pot was empty or not, saving themselves the disappointment of a coffee-less trip.

In the us 80% of adults consume caffeine every day

The average worker spends $1100 a year on coffee, or $20 a week

One cup

of coffee contains 11% of the daily recommended amount of Riboflavin (vitamin B2), 6% of Pantothenic Acid (vitamin B5), 3% of Manganese and Potassium, and 2% of Niacin and Magnesium.

Coffee is not intended to replace a balanced diet. Always consult your Doctor before starting a new regimen.

Increase your

Metabolism

Studies have shown that drinking caffeine can increase your metabolism 3 to 11%. It’s one of the few chemicals that can actually help with fat burning!

We cannot guarantee that coffee will give you the bod of your dreams, but you’ll look great drinking it.

Coffee can live up to

200 Years

When they’re sprouting, the top of the plant looks like an adorable little seed, which eventually grows into a bushy plant that can live for two centuries.

Dancing Goats

According to legend, Ethiopian shepherds first realized the profound caffeinating effects of coffee when they noticed their goats started “dancing” after eating coffee berries.

Beethoven

Was a barista's worst nightmare

Beethoven enjoyed a cup of java, and he was particular about its preparation—he insisted that each cup of coffee was made with exactly 60 beans.

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