The History of Coffee

Introduction

Coffee is a big part of an average Americans life. It is a source of energy for those who need to jump-start their day. There are many products made from a coffee bean, all of which are used for energy. Chocolate is another product of a cocoa bean and is very delicious!

The Origins of Coffee

Coffee started from the legend of Kaldi, he was a goat herder who first discovered coffee when his goats began to eat berries and wanted to stay up all night. Kaldi then reported his findings to the abbot of the local monastery who then made a drink with the berries and discovered that when consumed, he would become fully alert for all of his different daily duties. The knowledge of the plants capabilities then began to spread across the Arabian Peninsula. Coffee then became one of the most profitable products around the globe.

Coffee's use throughout history

Coffee became an important part of everyones life around the world. As well as becoming a staple of trade and agriculture. Their were many coffee plantations all over the world. Coffee was even a plant in the Royal Botanical Garden in Paris! Coffee also had many uses for food, energy and even drinks. Coffee became so commonly used that pretty much everyone wealthy enough to afford it had it. Coffee comes from a fruit known as the coffee fruit. There are multiple ways to create the cup of joe we all love, all of which have their own steps. One of these steps is the wet process, the wet process is when the pulp is washed from the seeds which are the coffee bean making it usable. The other is dry process, dry process is when the types of processing change and alter the flavor and taste of the coffee. Another not so common process is civet coffee beans, this is when the civet digests the bean and releases it from its bowls. After this happens workers clean off the waste thoroughly and use it to create authentic coffee. There are also separate ways to grow coffee, in the sun or shade. Both of which have their own steps.,

Coffee comes from a fruit known as the coffee fruit. There are multiple ways to create the cup of joe we all love, all of which have their own steps. One of these steps is the wet process, the wet process is when the pulp is washed from the seeds which are the coffee bean making it usable. The other is the dry process, dry process is when the types of processing change and alter the flavor and taste of the coffee. Another not so common process is civet coffee beans, this is when the civet digests the bean and releases it from its bowels. After this happens workers clean off the waste thoroughly and use it to create authentic coffee. There are also separate ways to grow coffee, in the sun or shade. Both of which have their own steps. NCAUSA

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