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Coffee Trivia

Coffee is the second largest commodity traded on the world market; oil is the largest.
Coffee is the most popular beverage in the world.
Coffee is actually a fruit.
All coffee is grown within 1000 miles of the equator.
An arabica coffee tree yields just one pound of specialty coffee per year.
In Turkey, wives can legally divorce if their husbands don’t provide a daily coffee quota.
Cowboys made coffee by boiling it in a sock over their campfire.
Bach wrote a coffee cantata in 1732.
After the Boston Tea Party, Americans switched to coffee to express their freedom.
Louis XIV erected the first greenhouse for a coffee tree given to him by Dutch traders.
King Frederick of Germany had “coffee schnufflers” to chase down illicit coffee roasters.
Schuil Coffee Company was one of the first specialty coffee roasters in the United States.

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