Coffee & Caffeine. Crazed World.
Caffeine's persuasiveness spreads around the world, but America leads the pack with it's coffee addiction. Behold these amazing but true facts about coffee.
Caffeine is the most popular psychoactive drug.
Coffee is a source of 75% of American's caffeine.
3 out of 5 people say "I need a cup of coffee to start my day".
7 million tons of coffee is produced each year on earth.
11 billion pounds of coffee change hands every year in markets.
Coffee is the second most traded item behind oil.
The U.S. imports 1/3 of the world's coffee production.Which is more than $4 billion in coffee per year.
Hawaii and Puerto Rico are the only places in America where coffee is grown.
Americans consume 450 cups of coffee per day. Which is approximately 150 billion cups of coffee per year.
Which means each American spends $164 per year on coffee.
Sources: Coffee Marvel, National Geographic, Reuters & Business Insider