Coffee Is The Most Common Thing Essay

1090 Words Jun 7th, 2016 null Page
Have you ever wondered where the most common thing we see and experience every day comes from? Or how it came to be? After oil, coffee is found to be the most common thing consumed in the entire world. Coffee is known everywhere and developed in different ways depending on where you are. According to www.pbs.org “ it is estimated that 2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed each day worldwide.” Ever wondered why New Yorkers live a very fast paced life and never seem to rest? Its probably because they drink seven times more coffee than any other US City. There are many cool facts about coffee, but the true interesting information is found where coffee comes from and how it got traded throughout the world over time. Every place has taken in coffee and has made it their own. First, how was coffee found? Unfortunately there is no true pr factual location or person that is known to have founded this intriguing thing called coffee, but there is a popular Ethiopian legend according to www.pbs.org that states that “Coffee is discovered by a goat herder named Kaldi, who found his goats frolicking and full of energy after eating the red fruit of the coffee shrub. Kaldi tried the fruit for himself and had a similar reaction. After witnessing their strange behavior, a monk took some of the fruit back to his fellow monks; they too spent the night awake and alert. Of course, they would have been reacting to coffee’s high dose of caffeine.” Most people often refer to this story when…

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