Coffee: The Addictive Subculture
- C850. First coffee is discovered by a goat herder in Ethiopia.
- 1100. The first coffee plants are cultivated on the Arabian peninsula.
- 1475. First coffee shop opened in Constantinople.
- 1600. Coffee enters Europe through the port of Venice.
- 1690. The Dutch became the first to transport and cultivate coffee commercially.
- 1822. The prototype of the first espresso machine shows up in France.
- 1905. The first commercial coffee machine is developed in Italy.
- 1995. Coffee became the worlds most popular beverage.
The average person in Finland drinks 6 cups of coffee a day. (Kahvi, Kahvi, Kahvi, Kahvi, Kahvi, Kahvi)
Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world next to oil.
Coffee is consumed at a rate of 1400 million cups a day worldwide.
65% of consumption occurs during breakfast hours.
Coffee is the second most popular drink in the world after water.