Have a cup of Joe, It’s international Coffee day

Beck Harlan/NPR
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Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world with an estimated two billion cups consumed each day.

To recognise the work of millions of coffee farmers, producers and baristas from all over the world, every year on October 1, the world celebrates International Coffee Day.

This year’s theme is “promoting the right to a safe and healthy working environment in the coffee supply chain”.

Coffee consumption is thought to have its origins dating back as far as the ninth century in the region that is now Ethiopia in East Africa, where wild coffee plants grew naturally.

The invigorating drink then spread to other regions across the Arabian Peninsula, such as Yemen and by the 15th century, coffee cultivation and preparation methods had developed to become an integral part of the culture.

Read more at aljazeera.com

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