International Coffee Day

Being one of the most widely traded commodities, coffee is the most commonly consumed beverage. To celebrate this, International Coffee Day is celebrated every year in October. Read on to learn more about the day!

When is International Coffee Day?

International Coffee Day is celebrated on October 1 every year.

International Coffee Day.


The frequently asked questions about coffee are sure to help add to your knowledge immensely.

When was coffee discovered?

Coffee was discovered in 9th century Ethiopia by the herder Kaldi. He saw the peculiar energy beans provided to his flock and brought them home to test the beans himself.

What is the best coffee in the world?

Koa Coffee from Kona, Hawaii, is considered to be the best coffee in the world. Organic Medium Roast Coffee by LifeBoost Coffee, Blue Mountain Coffee, and Volcanica Coffee Kenya AA Coffee Beans are great. I would also recommend giving Peaberry Beans from Tanzania and Old Town White Coffee from Malaysia a try.

What coffee does McDonald’s use?

Gaviña supplies coffee to McDonald’s. They use a blend of arabica beans grown in Guatemala, Costa Rica, Brazil, and Colombia.

How did coffee get its name?

“Coffee” entered English in 1582 via the Dutch word koffie. It was borrowed from Turkish kahve, which was in turn taken from the Arabic qahwah. Qahwah doesn’t refer to beans but is a drink.

What is the most expensive coffee?

Kopi Luwak, originating from Indonesia, was the most expensive coffee globally for a long time, costing $730. However, Black Ivory Coffee from Thailand has overtaken it, costing around $1,100 per kilo.

Fun Facts

Coffee beans get their name due to their shape but are technically seeds.

Over ten million tons of coffee beans are produced throughout the world every year.

The Guinness World Record coffee cup, an over 11 feet tall one, was created in Honduras. It contained over 18,000 liters of coffee, which is enough to fill around 120,000 regular cups.

Due to its antioxidants and other nutritional values, coffee is one of the healthiest beverages. It not only helps us live longer but also happier lives.

Worth well over $100 billion over the world, coffee is among the largest traded commodities.

Due to environmental requirements, coffee is grown only in the state of Hawaii in the US.

The word “espresso” has been derived from an Italian word that means “forced out” or “expressed.” Espresso coffee is made by forcing hot water under high pressure with finely ground, compacted coffee beans.

On average, Americans spend $1,092 every year on coffee. This makes it around $20 per week or a price close to that of a new iPhone. Also, young Americans tend to spend more on drinking coffee than older ones.

Brazil is known to export the highest amount of coffee around the world.

Kraft, Sara Lee, Nestle, and P&G buy around 50% of the coffee produced over the world.

See National Espresso Day Jokes and Quotes.

Coffee Jokes

What do beans say to their Valentines
You keep me grounded.

What goes best with a cup of coffee
Another cup.

Why was the coffee shop worker fired
He kept showing up in a Tea-shirt.

What did the coffee say about its late assignment
Better latte than never!

What do you call the first level of a coffee factory
The ground floor.

How are coffee beans like kids
They’re always getting grounded!

How do you take your coffee?
Very, very seriously.

Why did the coffee file a police report
Because it was mugged.

Where do birds go for coffee?
To the NESTcafe.

What’s the best Beatles song
Latte Be!

What do you call it when cafe customers joke about their coffee
A brouhaha.

Coffee Helps

Coffee One-Liners

Everyone should believe in something. I believe I will have another coffee.

Not to get technical, but according to chemistry, coffee is a solution.

Water is the most essential element of life because, without water, you can’t make coffee.

The most dangerous drinking game is seeing how long I can go without coffee.

Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break.

It’s incredible how the world begins to change through the eyes of a cup of coffee.

As long as there is coffee in the world, how bad could things be?

I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.

I was reading a book about the origin of cappuccino, but it was all froth and no substance.

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Quotes About Coffee

Coffee is a language in itself
Jackie Chan

Coffee is a way of stealing time that should, by rights, belong to your older self
Terry Pratchett

I’d rather take coffee than compliments just now
Louisa May Alcott

It’s never too late for a coffee. After all, it’s morning somewhere in the world
Zooey Deschanel

I like coffee because it gives me the illusion that I might be awake
Lewis Black

Coffee is a beverage that puts one to sleep when not drunk
Alphonse Allais

Never trust anyone who doesn’t drink coffee
AJ Lee

Coffee first. Schemes later
Leanna Renee Hieber

To me, the smell of fresh-made coffee is one of the greatest inventions
Hugh Jackman

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems
Paul Erdos

If you want to improve your understanding, drink coffee
Sydney Smith

Another Cup of Coffee Quotes

I never laugh until I’ve had my coffee.
Clark Gable

Sometimes it is the smallest thing that saves us: the weather growing cold, a child’s smile, and a cup of excellent coffee.
Jonathan Carroll

I just drink regular drip coffee, but I’m kind of a coffee baby.
Samin Nosrat

Coffee makes us severe, grave, and philosophical.
Jonathan Swift

I would rather suffer with coffee than be senseless.
Napoleon Bonaparte

My perfect morning is spent drinking coffee, eating porridge, and reading the paper at a local cafe.
Anton du Beke

Life is too short for bad coffee.
Gord Downie

Without coffee, something is missing.
Al Pacino

Coffee, it’s the lifeblood that fuels the dreams of champions!
Mike Ditka

Coffee is a fleeting moment and a fragrance.
Claudia Roden

Life is just one cup of coffee after another, and don’t look for anything else.
Bertrand Russell

When we drink coffee, ideas march in like the army.
Honore de Balzac

Captions for Instagram

But first, coffee!

Another day, another cup of coffee.

Coffee always sounds like a brilliant idea.

Coffee in the one hand, confidence in the other.

Stressed, blessed, and coffee obsessed.

Brew, Pour, Sip.

Better latte than never!

Life happens. Coffee helps.

Today’s good mood is sponsored by coffee!

Life is too short for decaf coffee.

Life begins after coffee!

It’s a brew-tiful day!

More Espresso, Less Depresso!

Forget love; fall in coffee!

My body runs on coffee.







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