Coffee is the second most traded product in the world after oil
The world’s most expensive coffee is made from monkey poo! Kopi Luwak is a rare and gourmet coffee from Indonesia that is made from coffee beans that have passed through the digestive system of monkeys. Experts say the ‘monkey business’ gives the drink a unique ‘earthy’ taste. The monkeys, known as Palm Toddy Cats, are actually Palm Civets, which are tree-dwelling cat-like creatures. They can be found throughout Southeast Asia
Rotten or frost damaged beans are known as “stinkers”
A coffee tree lives for 50 years
Johan Sebastian Bach liked coffee so much he wrote ‘Koffee Kantate’
Brazil had a postage stamp that smelt of coffee in December 2001
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