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Coffee & History

For most people coffee is a normal part of their daily routine that starts first thing in the morning. We take for granted that the coffee we love will be there for us. Most people have automatic coffee makers that are set to come on at a particular time of the morning and will then cut its self off. But do you really know how that coffee you can’t live got its start? Well let’s check it out.

Legend states that  coffee beans were discovered by an Ethiopian goat herder after noticing a playful change in his goats after eating berries from a bush near by. Kaldi, the goat herder, tasted the berries himself and got caught up in the dance and secured the coffee market’s future. In the beginning coffee was eaten and not drank as it is today. It was mixed with animal fat and energy balls were form, something akin to our power bars of today.

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