6 Shots of Coffee Trivia!
Caffeinated Fact 1
The word coffee comes from the Ottoman Turkish ‘kahve’, which in turn came from the Arabic ‘qahwah’. Dutch importers renamed it ‘koffie’.
Caffeinated Fact 2
There are two main coffee plants – Arabica and Robusta. Arabica is the earliest cultivated coffee and the most widely known and planted. Robusta contains more caffeine and has a slightly bitter edge.
Caffeinated Fact 3
Brazil is the leading grower of coffee beans in the world, providing a third of all coffee beans which are produced over 10,000 square miles.
Caffeinated Fact 4
Single Estate or Single Origin Coffee is coffee from a single farm and within a specific geographic origin.
Caffeinated Fact 5
The number one coffee mistake? Boiling water. Use water that is just off the boil so that you don’t burn the beans and spoil them.
Caffeinated Fact 6
You would need to drink about 35 cups in a very short time period to come close to a lethal dose. Stick to a flat white, we say, so you don’t flatline
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