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  • Voltaire is rumored to have had a 50-cup-a-day coffee habit.

  • History has it, that when coffee was first introduced in Italy, Italian wine merchants, their wine sales threatened by coffee, appealed to the Pope to ban it. However, Pope Clementine VIII requested that some coffee be brought to him so that he could try it. He liked the aroma so much that he tasted it and then proceeded to baptize coffee and pronounce it a Christian beverage.

  • All coffee is grown within 1,000 miles of the equator.

  • The first European coffee was sold in pharmacies in 1615 as a medical remedy.

  • Coffee is actually a fruit.

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