Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world and for many of us it is almost impossible to start the day without a cup of it. But coffee is not a modern invention. It was first grown in Ethiopia, still the home of some of the best coffee in the world. It then crossed the Red Sea into Arabia and in eighteenth century Europe, it was a sensation. Read more about the energising history of this wonderful drink (1,150 words)
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