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Aprill 2013

Cofee News

History of Coffee Legend that Goats found the coffee The legend will tell that goats where the first living thing who were addict to coffee. Goat shepherd Kaldi from Kaffa noticed at 800 that his goats perked after chomping red beans from green bush. After a while Kaldi was also encouraged and ate themselves. After ate those mysterious beans he was perked as well. When Kaldi was getting further boost it was also like a godsend to his wife. She told Kaldi to pass good news also to monk at monastery. Monks kept those beans as a devil fruits and thrown them to fireplace, but after beans where roasted the flavor of beans snare them as well. Beans where crashed and covered to bowl filled with warm water. In that night monks drank broth of coffee and at same time they swear an oath to drink coffee to stay awake during the night-time paying ceremonies. It is very likely that this story is cobbled together from various narratives, is it true or not it might remain mystery. But anyhow monks has had probably huge role when coffee was invented. Coffee was quickly globalize thru Arabs and Turks who started to boil roasted and crushed coffee beans as a beverage, the drink what we know today. Home village of coffee can be placed to home village of Kaldi which is village of Chaca on the kingdom of Kaffa.

“In that night monks drank broth of coffee and at same time they swear an oath to drink coffee to stay awake during the night-time paying ceremonies..�


Aprill 2013

Coffee News

The world's first coffee shop was founded Istanbul in 1554 More facts if the history of coffee Earliest archaeological findings in the use of coffee beans are about 4000 years ago, but approximately about 900 BCE are the earliest indications on trade of coffee beans. From that century there are references of coffee beans trade between Jemen and Ethiopian. At the beginning coffee beans didn’t roasted at all, only raw crashed beans where mixed to water of vine which then which then prepared as a alcohol. Because of the richness of sugar at coffee beans the beverage came as a alcohol. Coffee beverage almost like we know it today believe invented by Arabs. It has been speculated that the Arabs have learned the coffee roasting sometimes at 1200's, but what it is certain that the skill has been found in Turkey (perhaps again) in the 1540’s. The earliest references at roasted coffee beans over a fire are from Africa where 500’s coffee beans were thrown to the fire and picked up after the fire burned out. It is believed that Arabs were enjoyed coffee drinks quite common already in a 1400’s. Coffee was protected secret among them, for Europeans had been told quite often amazing stories from origin of coffee. Drinking coffee was a part of ceremony which showed appreciation towards guests. Coffee from Arab is flavored with cardamom, so that the entire cardamom pod will be and to the coffee pots narrow pouring spout. Coffee became available in Europe in the 1500's mostly thru British and Dutch East India store-companies. European first coffee shops were opened at London 1652, to Boston 1670 and Paris at 1671. Before end of year 1675 there was already more than 3000 coffee shops at London. At the beginning of coffee shops it was not allowed ladies to come in coffee shops in England. The legend told that coffee shop in Vienna were opened at 1683 after the historic battle of Vienna and the coffee beans was brought vanquished Turks articles. The growing popularity of coffee in Europe took place in the 1600s at the same time with the spread of smoking.

Coffee became available in Europe in the 1500's mostly thru British and Dutch East India store-companies. European first coffee shops were opened at London 1652, to Boston 1670 and Paris at 1671. Before end of year 1675 there was already more than 3000 coffee shops at London. At the beginning of coffee shops it was not allowed ladies to come in coffee shops in England. The legend told that coffee shop in Vienna were opened at 1683 after the historic battle of Vienna and the coffee beans was brought vanquished Turks articles. The growing popularity of coffee in Europe took place in the 1600s at the same time with the spread of smoking.

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