Germany is a pivotal player in the history of coffee, importing, selling and serving coffee as far back as the 1700’s. Coffee was popular among the upper classes and royalty in the early days, but flourished throughout all the classes by the 1800’s. Women spent time in the coffee shops, chatting with their lady friends, much to the dismay of their menfolk. In fact, the term “coffee klatch” is from a German word that translates to gossip and coffee.
Today, Germans are one of the top consumers of coffee, with more than 80 percent of Germans over the age of 14 drinking coffee. Some of the tastiest German cakes are served with coffee as part of the coveted afternoon break, held especially on Sundays and holidays. Some “kuchen” (cake) favorites: Black Forest cake, cheesecake, and a specialty Honey-Almond cake.
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The Brands Of Tchibo
Tchibo, Eduscho and Davidoff are all premium roasted coffee. Check out some of our favorites from these brands:
Davidoff Café is a luxury brand that creates smooth and flavorful coffee. One of our newest items from Davidoff Café is Crema Intense instant coffee, a special coffee. Another special instant is the Limited Edition Elements, and we have four other Davidoff instants too. Davidoff makes delicious ground coffee in both Espresso 57 and Rich Aroma. We also have 2 types of whole beans, Espresso 57 and Crème. Finally, for the Nespresso drinkers, we have three different roasts, plus a capsule variety package. All Davidoff products are available for the discount above, including items on sale.
Tchibo is a top seller, with several premium products. Try Tchibo Exclusive Ground coffee, great for stovetop Moka makers and espresso, also available in Instant. We have several ground coffees from the Tchibo range: Feine Milde (fine and mild), Beste Bohne (100% Arabica), Gold Selection (aromatic, unique, medium blend), Family (full and strong), and the exclusive Black and White instant (full intensity blend). Tchibo also makes two Espresso roasts in whole beans, Sicilia Style and Milano Style.
Eduscho opened its first store in Bremen in the 1950’s, soon followed by stores in major German cities. Introduced in 1959, Gala coffee was sold in bakeries which further popularized the brand in German culture. In 1980, Gala coffee was renamed to Gala Number 1 (Nr. 1) to reflect its status in the market and its flavor and quality.
Meanwhile, in Germany…
Just last month, in Berlin, a symposium hosted by The Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC) presented the latest research on coffee consumption and type 2 diabetes. Results were presented regarding research on the association between coffee consumption and type 2 diabetes risk. One professor presented his own additional analysis after reviewing 30 separate studies, with more than 1.1 million total participants. The results suggest that drinking 3-4 cups of coffee per day is associated with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, in both men and women. The results showed the same reduced risk with drinkers of both caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee. Other potential benefits include liver support, with lower risks of depression and the onset of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
Coffee is great to drink regardless of its potential health benefits, but we were interested to learn that a German engineering firm has designed and produced sneakers that are made of fifty percent recycled coffee grounds. It is the upper portion of the shoe that utilizes the coffee, while the remainder of the shoe is maybe with recycled bottles, rubber and cork. They are produced in Italy, and available in high- and low-top unisex styles. This is the second type of vegan-friendly shoe the company has made, the previous version was made of mushroom-based leather.
Finally, this isn’t about coffee, but about chocolate, and worth the read. A few days ago, one ton of liquid German chocolate flowed down a road after leaking out of a storage tank in a chocolate factory. That’s right, chocolate flowed freely for nearly four miles of neighborhood street before hardening in the cold temperatures. More than 20 firefighters used hot water and blow torches to clean it up. (We’ll leave the Wonka jokes up to you!)
As always, enjoy better coffee and thanks from the EnjoyBetterCoffee Team!