How well do you know your coffee history? Our favourite drink has played many different roles throughout history: a way for Sufi monks in Yemen to attain spiritual intoxication, a catalyst of rebellion in the Ottoman Empire, and a cause for moral anxieties in Europe. And just as coffee consumption spread across the world, so too did production.
We looked online for this short-and-sweet amateur documentary that will take you through the entire history of coffee in less than 5 minutes. Watch to learn more.
The History of Coffee
What’s more, as the SCA set out to remind us, coffee consumption grew because of people. People with “a dream, an idea, and a plan” that revolved around coffee. And that’s just inspirational.
Feature photo credit: SCA via YouTube
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