History Of Artisan Baked Goods And Coffee Essay

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History of Artisan Baked Goods and Coffee
The tradition of Artisan baking is said to date back to 4,000 B.C. Giving thanks to our ancient Egyptians friends is in order, for combining raw ingredients (water, flour, yeast and salt) to create what has become known as the most common staple food of all time the “Bread”. Amazing as it is, transcending different cultures and languages throughout the world. A gift from above is what I like to say, thank you Lord! As Manna, was for the Jews; during their trek through the wilderness. Fast forward to the fifteen century A.D. and we find another staple “Coffee” thanks to the Arabians. According to the NCA (National Coffee Association USA Inc., n.d.) They were the first, not only to cultivate coffee but also to begin its trade. By the fifteenth century, coffee was being grown in the Yemeni district of Arabia and by the sixteenth century it was known in Persia, Egypt, Syria and Turkey.” There you have a brief history of artisan baked goods and coffee and how it has survived the age of time. The question that arises among the industry, and throughout the world is: what does the future hold for an industry that struggles, among corporate giants such as Starbucks, and Panera bread?
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