Did you know?
- Coffee has been around for more than 11 centuries and it’s currently the most widely consumed beverage in the world. More than 400 billion cups are consumed annually!
- Beethoven was so particular about his coffee that he always counted 60 beans for each cup when he prepared his own brew.
- Mayan burial tombs have contained offerings, including ancient pottery, that bear witness to cacao’s importance. The vases are covered with paintings showing Mayan gods fighting over beans, and kings waiting to be served cacao creations.
- Like wine, chocolate reflects the distinct flavors of where it was grown.