I am not a fan of coffee, I don't even drink coffee since birth but not until the day I have tasted the Nescafe Gold which we bought in Duty Free Philippines. I am now a coffee - drinker, every time I arrived at the office, Ate Pi my coffee buddy, always have a cup of coffee to keep hyper throughout the day. I love it's Rich Aroma and Taste of this kind of Coffee.
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C O F F E E F A C T SOver your next cup of NESCAFÉ, amaze your friends with some coffee trivia!
- Ÿ It can take up to four years for a coffee tree to reach mature production.
- Ÿ Each cherry consists of two coffee beans.
- Ÿ The 2 main types of commercially grown coffee are Arabica and Robusta. Arabica beans account for around 65% of total coffee production, Robusta make up the rest.
- Ÿ The word ‘coffee‘ originates from the Arabic word 'kaweh', meaning strength or vigour.
- Ÿ By the 9th Century, coffee was widely drunk in Persia. It was widespread throughout the Arabic world by the 15th Century.
- Ÿ Coffee is one of the most consumed beverages and one of the most traded commodities worldwide.
- Ÿ Your coffee's flavor is a delicate balance of characteristics, working together to create that perfect cup. Acidity, aroma and body are all components of flavour. The following are some of the more typical flavour characteristics:
Richness: refers to body and fullness.
Complexity: the perception of multiple flavours.
Balance: the satisfying presence of all the basic taste characteristics where no one element overwhelms another.
- Ÿ The Dutch began growing coffee on the island of Java, now part of Indonesia, in 1696.
- Ÿ Coffee reached Europe early in the 17th Century. Louis XIV and Pope Clement III were early converts to the drink.
- Ÿ The name NESCAFÉ is a unique and fancy combination of the NES root of Nestlé and of the word café.
- Ÿ The first coffee-house in England opened in Oxford, in 1650, and in London one year later. By 1700, there were some 2000 coffee-houses in the capital.
- Ÿ In the 1700s, a French naval officer, Gabriel Mathieu de Clieu, stole a cutting from the King’s coffee tree, in the Jardin des Plantes, in Paris, and took it to the Caribbean island of Martinique. Fifty years later, there were an estimated 18 million coffee trees there.
- Ÿ London‘s 17th-Century coffee-houses became known as ‘Penny Universities‘; for the price of a coffee it was possible to join in discussion with the artists, merchants and poets who frequented them. This led to Charles II attempting to close down coffee houses in 1676, thinking them hotbeds of political intrigue.
- Ÿ Bach composed the Coffee Cantata in honor of the drink. Beethoven was also an avid coffee drinker.
- Ÿ By 1800, Brazil had become the largest producer of coffee in the world.
- Ÿ An entire year’s output from one tree is scarcely enough to produce 500 grammes of soluble coffee.
source from: Nescafe
Till Next Time,