Some Interesting Facts About Coffee

1. Coffee seeds are contained in bright red berries. The berries grow on trees that are cultivated to stay under 10 feet high.

2. Coffee beans are hand-picked and  workers are trained to spot the ripe berries.

3. Coffee was first brought to Europe in the 1600’s, via Italy’s ports. It was initially a drink only for the wealthy.

4. Coffee became popular as coffee houses began to appear across Europe.

5. Coffee was an alternative to alcohol, which was often banned in some places.