It is, without a doubt, one of the most consumed beverages in the world after water, and its importance in modern life is such that various writers – who find inspiration and energy in their vapors – have dedicated more than one line to it. That is why, perhaps, the International Coffee Day is celebrated on October 1 of each year ; But what is the origin and history of this holiday?
Accompany your reading with a good cup of coffee and find out how and when this peculiar celebration arose.
The International Coffee Day is an occasion that is used to promote and celebrate the coffee as a beverage consumed worldwide, and according to some statistical sources, is the most consumed only after water.
The first official date of International Coffee Day was October 1, 2015 , and it was instituted by the International Coffee Organization within the framework of Expo 2015, in Milan.
That day is also used to promote fair trade coffee and to raise awareness about the plight of coffee producers . In addition, many companies offer free cups of coffee.
Many praises and criticisms have been written about coffee , and scientists discover every day more benefits that it brings to the body when consumed in a moderate way – and the damage caused by the abuse of caffeine.
In addition, it is a cultural reference in the West, because the expression “Let’s go for a coffee” is a pretext for conversation and a perfect ‘first date’.
And finally, who can deny the revitalizing effects of the first cup of coffee in the morning, especially when the previous night or day did not treat us very well? For that and many more reasons, happy Coffee Day!