We love it, we drink it, some of us can’t start our day without it, but how well do we really know our java friend? Take a look and learn some interesting facts about the wonderful morning beverage we’ve come to know and love, coffee.
COFFEE FACT 1.
The term “cup of Joe” comes from the American soldiers who were known as GI Joes during WWII. They were big drinkers of coffee!
COFFEE FACT 2.
The tropical islands of Hawaii hold the pleasure of being the only state in the U.S. to commercially grow coffee. With Hawaii’s optimal weather for harvesting coffee beans, they produce around 8,000 pounds of coffee yearly.
COFFEE FACT 3.
Johann Sebastian Bach, the famous composer, was so in love with coffee that he once wrote a cantata about his coffee addiction. It’s titled “Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht, BWV 211”.
COFFEE FACT 4.
Coffee can actually benefit your health! Research has shown that coffee drinkers have a lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Studies have also found that caffeine can have positive effects on type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease and protect against skin cancer in women. Learn more about the health benefits of coffee here!
COFFEE FACT 5.
New Yorkers drink seven times more coffee than the rest of the U.S. No wonder the Big Apple is home to the world’s strongest coffee, Biohazard Coffee!
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