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7 things you never knew about coffee


Here at UKVending we love everything about coffee and we also love to share some of the strange and bizarre stuff we’ve found out about coffee over the years. So here are 7 things you never knew about your favourite drink, coffee.

Witches, warlocks and spooks: in Africa the Oromo tribe are known to plant coffee trees on the graves of sorcerers

The Turks drink a lot of coffee and the phrase they use to for coffee house roughly translates to ‘school for the wise’.

Ever wondered why it is called espresso? It simple refers to forcing hot water through the coffee grounds.

Coffee has never been far away from religion and the word cappuccino actually refers to the robes of a sect of Christian monks

It has been estimated that there are over four billion coffee trees in Brazil

You are extremely unlikely to fatally overdose on coffee. You’d need to drink 100 cups in a single sitting to do so.

The world’s most expensive coffee is harvested from the cat poop of a civet cat from Sumatra that can’t digest the beans but eats them anyone.


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