I drink a lot of coffee. A lot. Coffee is one of the great loves of my life, and I can’t even honestly say that is an exaggeration. My fiance and I were having a discussion about necessities vs luxuries last week, and while discussing the most important things we need to have in our lives, I listed coffee above him. The internet may have come in above him also. Whoops.
But while I indulge in cup after cup of coffee, am I thinking about what it took to get that coffee into my mug? Of course I’m not; but I should be and you should be too because it is really an interesting process that has to happen to get everyone’s caffeine fixes met.
Check out the infographic below that tells the whole story of where coffee comes from: planting, cultivating, harvesting, processing, milling, exporting, inspecting, roasting, grinding, brewing, and enjoying.