Today is the “International Coffee Day”
Coffee is a famous beverage throughout the world that are used in different instances in our lives. We use coffee to start off the day, when we are working, when we are studying, many people like the boost the caffeine gives them.
Among the various beverages consume around the world, coffee is second only to water.
Coffee drinking dates back, as early as the 15th century around Arabian countries.
Brazil is the top coffee producing country, and the second one is Vietnam.
In the year 1503 Arabians have introduced coffee to Sri Lanka.
Due to a severe disease called coffee rust, which occurred in 1870 coffee cultivation was destroyed.
Coffee cultivations were replaced by rubber and tea lately.
In 2020/2021, around 166.63 million 60-kilogram bags of coffee were consumed worldwide.
Coffee is usually served hot, although chilled or iced coffee is common among people.
International coffee day is the day that promotes and celebrate coffee as a beverage. It was started on 1st October 2015 by International Coffee Organization in Milan. According to the internet, international coffee day is the 1st of October. But Canada and USA celebrate their national coffee day on 29th September.
In this covid 19 pandemic situation badly affected to the coffee sector. The International Coffee Organization is starting a new campaign this October 1st. It is called ‘‘Coffee’s Next Generation’’. Its main aim is an encourage globally talented young people to engage with the coffee sector.