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Coffee Connoisseurs & Baristas

“It’s hardly a coincidence that coffee and tea caught on in Europe just as the first factories were ushering in the industrial revolution. The widespread use of caffeinated drinks—replacing the ubiquitous beer—facilitated the great transformation of human economic endeavor from the farm to the factory. Boiling water to make coffee or tea helped decrease the incidence of disease among workers in crowded cities. And the caffeine in their systems kept them from falling asleep over the machinery. In a sense, caffeine is the drug that made the modern world possible. And the more modern our world gets, the more we seem to need it. Without that useful jolt of coffee—or Diet Coke or Red Bull—to get us out of bed and back to work, the 24-hour society of the developed world couldn’t exist.” – The National Geographic

The Coffee Growing Belt

Growing regions typically offer moderate sunshine and rain, steady temperatures around 70ºF (20ºC), and rich, porous soil. In return the delicate tree yields beans that are an economic mainstay for dozens of countries and about 25 million people—and, among natural commodities, have a monetary value surpassed only by oil. Of the two main coffee trees, arabicas beget the better beans—and about 70 percent of the harvest. The harsher beans of the hardier robusta tree account for about 30 percent. The National Geographic

Coffee Commodity


Link: http://www.indexmundi.com/commodities/

Coffee, Other Mild Arabicas, New York cash price, ex-dock New York, US cents per pound
10 year price index average
Source: International Coffee Organization

Gourmet

Coffee snobs

Recipes + Menus + Ideas & supplies

Coffee’s Historical Timeline

Keywords & Terms

coffee, arabica, espresso,Cappuccino,late, caffé, macchiato, cafe, Cafestol, roasting, Coffea, robusta,liberica, Kopi Luwak ,Café au lait

Ethiopian ancestors of today’s Oromo people were believed to have been the first to recognize the energizing effect of the coffee bean plant. However, no direct evidence has been found indicating where in Africa coffee grew or who among the natives might have used it as a stimulant or even known about it, earlier than the 17th century. The story of Kaldi, the 9th-century Ethiopian goatherd who discovered coffee, did not appear in writing until 1671 and is probably apocryphal. From Ethiopia, the beverage was introduced into the Arab world through Egypt and Yemen.

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Written by cyberiadmin

January 31, 2011 at 1:54 am