To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’d like to highlight some fantastic achievements by women in the coffee industry.
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.