March 15, 2017

VIDEO: The History of Coffee in Just 5 Minutes


How well do you know your coffee history? Our favourite drink has played many different roles throughout history: a way for Sufi monks in Yemen to attain spiritual intoxication, a catalyst of rebellion in the Ottoman Empire, and a cause for moral anxieties in Europe. And just as coffee consumption spread across the world, so too did production.

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We looked online for this short-and-sweet amateur documentary that will take you through the entire history of coffee in less than 5 minutes. Watch to learn more.

The History of Coffee 

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What’s more, as the SCA set out to remind us, coffee consumption grew because of people. People with “a dream, an idea, and a plan” that revolved around coffee. And that’s just inspirational.

Feature photo credit: SCA via YouTube

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