October 1, 2015

International Coffee Day- 1st October

International Coffee Day is an occasion that is used to promote and celebrate coffee as a beverage, with events now occurring in places across the world. The first official was at 1 October 2015, as agreed by the International Coffee Organization and was launched in Milan, Italy.
This day is also used to promote fair trade coffee and to raise awareness for the plight of the coffee growers. On this day, many businesses offer free or discounted cups of coffee.

Here are some interesting facts about coffee:

If you drink coffee to wake up, you should drink it between 9:30 am and 11:30 when it's most effective.

Every day, the world consumes close to 2.25 billion cups of coffee.

Starbucks coffee has more caffeine than energy drinks.

Instant Coffee was invented by a man called George Washington (not the president) around 1910.


There is a Cat Cafe in Korea, Japan, Australia and Toronto, where you can go to drink coffee and hang out with cats for hours.
Source: Cafe Neko, Facebook 
Coffee is the world's second most valuable traded commodity, only behind petroleum.

Drinking a cup of caffeinated coffee significantly improves metabolism.

Coffee beans aren't actually beans. They are fruit pits.

Animated gifs of cups of coffee say good morning:




Source: Catchsmile.com


Source: Tumblr
Source: Tumblr

Funny and special coffee mugs
Smart cups of coffee

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