25 Surprisingly Satisfying Facts About Coffee

Posted by , Updated on September 3, 2014

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Coffee has been around for centuries and is one the most popular drinks in the world. Many people are literally coffee-addicted and cannot function without this scented beverage. But do you really know your coffee? To make sure you do, check out these 25 little known facts about coffee.

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A cup of coffee can become a brilliant artwork. "Latte art“ is a method of preparing coffee created by pouring steamed milk into a shot of espresso and resulting in a pattern or design on the surface of the latte. It can also be created or embellished by simply "drawing" in the top layer of foam. The best baristas can create unbelievably elaborated designs.

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Coffee - without additives - is almost a zero-calorie drink. According to the USDA nutrient database - an 8 ounce cup of coffee (brewed from grounds) has just 2 calories. They come from a tiny amount of protein and some mono-unsaturated oils.

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Hawaii is the only USA state that grows coffee. Local "Kona coffee“ is cultivated on the slopes of Hualalai and Mauna Loa in the North and South Kona Districts of the Big Island of Hawaii. It is one of the most expensive coffee brand in the world.

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Ludwig van Beethoven, a famous German composer and pianist had a mad obsession with coffee. He always used exactly 60 coffee beans for every single cup he prepared.

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Coffee trees take 3 to 4 years to mature but they bear fruit for 20 to 30 years.

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