Coffee is one of the world’s most popular beverages with a rich and interesting history.
Did You Know? Coffee is one of the world’s most consumed drinks, after water. Euromonitor estimates that over 2,600 million cups of coffee are sold around the world each day.
After oil, coffee is one of the most traded commodities in the world.
Take your coffee black? Then your coffee is practically calorie-free with just 9kJ or 2kcal per mug.
The two main coffee bean species grown commercially are Arabica and Robusta.
A coffee plant can live for between 60 and 70 years. It can take up to four years for a coffee tree to reach maturity and start to bear fruit.
The English word ‘coffee’ originates from the Arabic word ‘kaweh’ meaning strength or vigor.