From the plateaus of Ethiopia to the artisan coffee shops in Bristol, coffee is consumed world-wide and in a variety of ways. Whether you drink straight espresso or linger over a caramel cappuccino (my guilty pleasure), everyone has their own preference. Here’s how coffee is drunk in different cultures and countries:
The first cup of coffee can be traced back to this folk tale and Kaldi: the man kept up at night by his restless goats.
Processing coffee beans is what transforms them from small fruits grown on a coffea tree to the recognisable small, brown, kidney shaped beans that are bitter and crunchy if eaten raw.
In 1908, German homemaker Melitta Bentz invented her one-of-a-kind filter coffee system, and the Melitta Company was born.