Interesting Facts of Coffee￼
Coffee brings people from all over the world together. What exactly do we know about that tasty caffeinated beverage? Here are some of the more fascinating coffee facts that every coffee lover should know!
It’s one among the world’s most traded commodities.
Coffee is used in such huge amounts that it is the second most traded commodity in the world, trailing only crude oil.
Brewed coffee has high concentration of caffeine
A typical cup of brewed coffee has more caffeine than espresso. If you brew for a longer period of time, the caffeine amount will be higher.
Caffeine is still present in decaf coffee.
Caffeine is normally removed in the range of 94 to 98 percent during the decaffeination process. A 450 ml caffeinated coffee contains 188 ml caffeine, while a 450 ml decaf contains 9.4 ml.
It’s not easy to perish from drinking too much coffee!
There has been numerous research conducted by medical specialists that show that drinking coffee does not cause death. A fatal dose for an average adult is believed to be between 80 and 100 cups of coffee.
The cream in your coffee keeps it warm.
When you add cream to coffee, it stays warm for 20% longer. Try it for yourself by putting a dash of cream in your favourite coffee. .
Olympic competitors have benefited from coffee.
Brazil couldn’t afford to send its athletes to the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles, so the government sent them on a ship loaded with coffee, which was sold along the way to raise funds for the journey.
The most costly coffee is cat faeces coffee.
The most expensive coffee in the world is Kopi Luwak. It’s created from beans digested by the Asian palm civet and hails from Indonesia. Yes, it’s made of cat faeces.