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Coffee statistics show that coffee is the most popular beverage worldwide with over 400 billion cups consumed each year.

Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world (oil is the first.)

Coffee has been used as a beverage for over 700 years.

Black coffee with no sugar contains no calories.

In 1675 Charles II, King of England issued a proclamation banning Coffee Houses. He said they were places where people met to plot against him.

Worldwide, more than 1400 million cups of coffee are drunk every day.

While darker roasts like French roast coffee seem stronger than light coffee roasts, they actually have less caffeine than their lighter counterparts. This is because some of the caffeine is destroyed when the coffee beans are subjected to high heat for longer periods.

It takes five years for a coffee tree to reach maturity. The average yield from one tree is the equivalent of one roasted pound of coffee.

Drinking a single cup of coffee that has been brewing for 20 minutes provides the body with 300 phytochemicals which act as antioxidants and stay in the body for up to a month.

Espresso Coffee has just one third of the caffeine content of ordinary coffee.

It takes 40 coffee beans to make one espresso.

Over 50% of Americans over 18 years of age drink coffee every day. This represents over 150 million daily drinkers. 30 million American adults drink specialty coffee beverages daily, which include mochas, lattes, espressos, cafe’ mochas, cappuccinos, frozen/iced coffee beverages, etc.

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