Posted by: Diabolic Preacher | June 30, 2006

samjhnewalon ke liye ishara hi coffee hai ;)

Taken from Hitesh Mehta‘s post about his participation in the BrandReporter Mug design competition here.
Do vote for his design!…. 🙂

The 16 most interesting facts & trivia on coffee:

# It takes five years for a coffee tree to reach maturity.

# A coffee tree has a lifespan of about 50 to 70 years.

# Coffee is consumed in large part not simply because of taste, but because of the effect it has on those who drink it.

# Sprinkle spent coffee grounds around the base of your garden plants and it will stop snails and slugs from munching them.

# Coffee is the second most traded product in the world after petroleum.

# Latte art or coffee art refers to designs created on the tops of espresso based drinks by a barista.

# India on top 10 green coffee producers in the world.

# The world’s largest coffee producer is Brazil.

# The word coffee entered English in 1598 via Italian caffe¨, via Turkish kahve, from Arabic qahwa.

# The aromas in coffee develop at the 10th minute of roasting.

# Coffee, the world’s second most popular drink after water.

# Vincent Van Gogh was a big frequenter of the cafe society and famously said “I have tried to show the cafe as a place where one can go mad.

# An espresso has less caffeine than a cup of coffee!

# A scientific report found that the steam rising from a cup of coffee holds antioxidants which prevents heart disease.

# Coffee is the seed of a cherry from the tree genus Coffea.

# The coffee cherries turn from yellow to orange and then bright red, 6 – 8 months after flowering.

Hitesh's mug design with the 16 facts forming steam lines

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