It is International Coffee Day
It is International Coffee Day, is a holiday that celebrates this hot beverage and the joy it brings to people all over the world. On this day, people not only take the time to enjoy their favorite brand of coffee, but also many different types of businesses offer discounted or free cups of coffee to their customers. It is celebrated on September 29th all over the world.
The History of this Day of Java
While not much is known about the origin of this holiday, the history of coffee is a lot easier to determine.
According to the lore, it was discovered on the Ethiopian highlands by a goat herder who discovered the the fruit of the coffee plant had a stimulating effect on his goats.
So he decided to experiment with them a little bit and the drink we know as coffee was born.
He shared his findings with the local monastery and before long, everyone was making a drink from the coffee plant.
Coffee quickly spread across the Arabian Peninsula and by the 16th Century was prevalent in all parts of Persia, Turkey and Syria. It eventually traveled to Europe by the 17th Century and to the New World by the end of the 17th Century. For a period in that frame coffee was banned in Paris.
Customs, Traditions And Celebrations
The best way to celebrate International Coffee Day is to enjoy your favorite cup of Java. Which is easy to do on this holiday because many different business often pass our coupons for free or reduced cups of coffee on this special coffee day. So choose your favorite brew and enjoy it today and ever day, and be sure you drink Organic coffee for the best taste.
I get mine from Javista Organic Coffee in Hollywood, California, USA
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