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Coffee Trivia and Facts

• The New York Stock Exchange started out as a coffee house.

• It takes five years for a coffee tree to reach maturity.

• On East Coast U.S. flights “regular” coffee is with milk and sugar; on the West Coast, “regular” coffee is black.

• Coffee is not successful at sobering up a drunk person.

• Filter coffee contains 65 to 120 milligrams of caffeine.

• Brewed tea has an average of 40 mg of caffeine per serving.

• A can of cola has between 38-45mg of caffeine.

• An ounce of dark chocolate has 20mg of caffeine and an ounce of milk chocolate 6mg.

• Over the course of one year, a coffee tree produces 1.5 pounds of coffee.

• Instant coffee contains 60 to 85 milligrams of caffeine.

• The rarest coffee in the world is Kopi Luwak, which is found in Indonesia.

• Coffee beans were chewed for more than 400 years before the first cup of coffee was brewed.

• Coffee was imported into Europe for the first time in 1517.

• Coffee beans are not beans, but the pits of a fruit that resemble beans.

• The bubbles in coffee can tell you what the day’s weather will be.

• In Turkey, in the sixteenth century, anyone caught drinking coffee was put to death.

• Coffee is the second most traded product in the world after petroleum.

• Seniors who drink regular coffee before a memory test score higher than those who drink decaffeinated.

• Coffea arabica accounts for about 70% of world coffee production.

• Brazil, is responsible for 30 to 40 % of total coffee output.

• It takes 42 coffee beans to make an espresso.

• Cappuccino is named for the resemblance of its color to the robes of the monks of the Capuchin order.

• 97 percent of caffeine must be removed from coffee for it to be labeled “decaffeinated.”

• Maxwell House, is named after the hotel in Nashville Tennessee, where the original blend was served in 1886.

• The Coffee Cantata was written by Johann Sebastian Bach.

• A shot of espresso contains 30 to 50 milligrams of caffeine.