UK Coffee Week

UK Coffee Week

11/04/2017

15 Amazing Facts About Coffee

April 10-16 is UK Coffee Week and to mark the occasion, we have provided you with a list of facts about the world’s most popular hot beverage.

1 – Approximately 2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed around the world on a daily basis.

2 – Coffee is now more popular in the UK than tea. That’s right, according to a recent report, Brits spend 60% more on coffee than they do tea. Wowzers!

3 – In the UK, people between the ages of 50 and 64 are the most likely to consume and spend money on coffee.

4 – Coffee is also hugely popular across the pond with 54% of Americans drinking at least one cup on a daily basis.

5 – On that note, the average American spends a whopping $1092 on coffee per year.

6 – You are most receptive to the effects of caffeine between 9.30am and 11.30am, with 10.30am being the ideal time to consume a cup of coffee.

7 – Contrary to belief, energy drinks still don’t have as much caffeine as the coffee sold in chain outlets such as Starbucks and Costa.

8 – Black Ivory coffee is the most expensive in the world. But guess what? It’s actually made from elephant dung!

9 – According to a study back in 2013, drinking a cup of caffeinated coffee can significantly improve blood flow.

10 – The term ‘Americano’ comes from World War II. Government Issued soldiers from the US would order an Espresso before diluting it with hot water.

11 – Unless consumed in very large quantities, coffee doesn’t actually dehydrate you.

12 – Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the word, with oil being the first.

13 – Brazil is the largest producer of coffee in the world, and has been so for the last 150 years.

14 – George Washington invented coffee – but not that one! A Belgian man living in Guatemala by the same name invented it way back in 1906.

15 – Coffee has been found to reverse the liver damage caused by alcohol. And before you ask – no, this doesn’t mean Irish coffees are healthy!

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