fbpx

The Evolution Of Coffee In Culture

In 1971, one of the most iconic coffee shop chains opened its doors for the very first time in Seattle, Washington. Starbucks, brainchild of CEO Howard Schultz, became the hub for European-style coffee and true Italian café culture in America.

But coffee culture doesn’t begin and end with Starbucks, no matter how many locations are within a three-block vicinity. The earliest known records of coffee drinking actually originate in 15th century Yemen, and there it would stay for hundreds of years before any European got a taste. A brief history of the coffee bean mirrors that of the world itself, documenting the ebb and flow of cultures, the interactions of empires, even political unrest. Coffee has been used as an act of defiance against unjust rulers, it has been used to fuel and finance trade routes, and it’s been the driving force for invention, entrepreneurship, and entertainment.

Almost 70% of Americans drink two or more cups of coffee day – there even may be a good chance you’re drinking one right now. Take a look at this infographic for more on coffee culture and how we can learn from its past to look towards the future.

The Evolution Of Coffee In Culture 1
The Evolution Of Coffee In Culture 4
NowSourcinghttp://nowsourcing.com
Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, an industry leading infographic design agency , based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies that range from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian also runs #LinkedInLocal events nationwide, hosts the Next Action Podcast, and has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-2018. Follow Brian Wallace on LinkedIn as well as Twitter.

More from author

1 COMMENT

  1. […] that unites millions of cofficianados in the world. Over two-thirds of Americans drink a minimum of 2 cups of coffee every day. And as they do, they enjoy not only the alertness that you get from the caffeine but also the […]

Leave a Reply!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Celebrate the 2020 NBA Champions with LEBRON23

The Evolution Of Coffee In Culture 8

Related posts

Advertisment

Categories

Latest posts

Why Digital Nomads Need a Quality Pair of Glasses

These days, more and more people work in front of a computer. Whether you’re a student, digital professional, or someone who loves...

The Best Resources For Coding

Each year there is a computer science week where they focus on coding and computational thinking, and one can get involved. Apart...

8 Safe home remedies to treat hiccups in children

Has your kid ever experience hiccups? Yes! Hiccups are caused due to repetitive diaphragmatic spams and children sometimes feel embarrassed due to...

What I'm Currently Reading

Who Moved My Cheese?
The One Minute Manager
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
The FabYOUList: List It, Live It, Love Your Life


James Hicks's favorite books »

Want to stay up to date with the latest news?

We would love to hear from you! Please fill in your details and we will stay in touch. It's that simple!

%d bloggers like this: