The Coffee Facts

The Bean Belt
All of the worlds coffee grows here, found between the topics of cancer and Capricorn

Top 5 Coffee Producers

33% of the worlds coffee is produced in Brazil

  1. Brazil
  2. Vietnam
  3. Columbia
  4. Indonesia
  5. Ethiopia

Top 5 Coffee Consumers

56% of adults in the United States drink coffee and None of the coffee consuming countries are located in the bean belt

  1. United States
  2. Germany
  3. Italy
  4. Japan
  5. France

2ND MOST traded commodity in the world just second to oil

Commonly Used Beans

1. Arabica Beans 

  • Mildly aromatic
  • Naturally lesser caffeine
  • Grown at altitudes above 800m
  • 70% of all coffee beans grown

2. Robusta Beans

  • Bitter Tasting
  • Has Twice the caffeine
  • Grown at lower altitudes
  • Used for everyday instant coffees

Other interesting facts includes:

  1. 65% of coffee consumption takes place during breakfast hours
  2. COFFEE BEANS CONTAINS  CAFFEINE Which is a white crystalline xanthine alkaloid that acts as a stimulant drug, WHICH HELPS (when taken in moderation)
  • Increases attention and memory performance
  • Increases dopamine level making you feel happier
  • Decrease risk of heart diseases
  • Increases physical performance & muscular recovery

Caffeine consumption above 650MG about 8-10 cups of coffee a day can cause longer term effects like chronic insomnia, persistent anxiety, depression and stomach ulcer

The most expensive coffee in the world is KOPI LUWAK
From Indonesia Made from coffee beans eaten, partly digested and then excreted by the common palm civet, A weasel-like animal, It sells for more than $600 a pound averaging $50 a cup of coffee

  • 35%  Of coffee drinkers prefer their coffee black
  • 2ND MOST Popular drink in the world after water

SEPTEMBER 29TH  is NATIONAL COFFEE DAY in the United States

Coffee Facts With Your Cupof Coffee infographic

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