While Turkey could be said to be a perfect amalgamation of the East meeting the West, the first coffee shop of a modern-day standard was established in Constantinople, around 1554-55. Quite distinguished, the coffee culture evolved into being something special
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Director of BSCA, an association of specialty coffee producers, says that Brazilian coffee has complied with coronavirus and sustainability protocols; beyond the record crop, the production has high quality. Even with the coronavirus pandemic hindering business, closing borders, and negatively
The very term “Mocha” originated from the legendary port city of Mokha of Yemen- where coffee was being traded in the 15th century with the Far East and Europe. Yemen prides itself on being the first cultivator of Coffee Arabica
Ethiopia, popularly known as the birthplace of Arabica Coffee, today accounts for 3 % of the coffee grown worldwide. The main coffee growing regions are Lekempt, Jimma, Limmu, Sidamo, and Yirgacheffe. It is quite interesting to note that more than
Centuries-old legends state a passing monk to have spotted a herd of ‘dancing’ goats which seemed restless after feeding on a berry-like substance. It was then when he decided to create a concoction of sorts, resulting in a caffeinated-drink that
Among the European countries, the Republic of Ireland is the one that has recently shown a lively growth in terms of coffee consumption (+16% CAGR from 2016 to 2018 according to Coffeebi.com). Today, for Irish people, coffee is not just
The ICO estimates that global coffee demand will increase by 10.5 million tons of coffee by 2020. The global situation is benefiting the African market. Learn more…
As of now, Three3 different waves of coffee have been identified, giving insights into the many ways that coffee has evolved and adapted in our society. What are the different waves of coffee and what’s the difference between them?
Customers often ask “Is it worth to pay extra for just a cup of coffee?”
Many customers ignore the fact that a cup of specialty coffee has much more value than they may see it on the outside. It’s a work of a collective craftsmanship which has a lot of hard work behind the scene. So, your customers should understand what they are paying for, when they are enjoying a cup of ‘expensive’ coffee.
Turkey has a long-established coffee culture with a rich history that has become ingrained in many elements of Turkish culture. Deemed so important in 2013 UNESCO inscribed Turkish coffee culture and tradition into the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Consumption of coffee in Turkey for 2017 was still relatively low compared to many European countries but Turkey has experienced a growth in many coffee shop chains over recent years, including the global giant Starbucks and its competitors.