Turkey, this "Turkish Delight" is
introduced to its people.
is introduced to Venice.
French begin to savor the flavor of coffee.
Vienna & England
join the European bandwagon's love for coffee.
makes the journey from Europe to America
appears on American breakfast tables.
World traveler Giovanni Francesco Gemellis
Careri leaves from Naples to Egypt, Turkey &
Persia and discovered coffee and make record
of it in letters back to Italy.
a few years before the American Revolution,
coffee was making its debut & becoming
an acceptable replacement to the tea that
King George started taxing. In protest to
this high tax, there was The Boston Tea Party,
and people started drinking more coffee.
the same time the Europeans attracted customers
with hot drinks & books, games, & even
musical performers. It was 1732 Johann
Sebatian Bach who wrote "Coffee antata" calling
it "The most precious of bliss's".
the United States over 50% of all coffee
is consumed at breakfast. An estimated over
50 countries grow excess of 8 billion pounds.
45 million cups are brewed everyday.