The Evolution Of Coffee Culture #infographic

The Evolution Of Coffee Culture #infographic

69 percent of Americans drink 2 or more cups of coffee every day–from Folgers to closely curated coffee roasters at home coffee makers or at local coffee shops–how did the modest cup of joe turn into such a cultural phenomenon?

In 1971, Starbucks opened its first store in Seattle's Pike Place Market CEO Howard Schultz was determined to bring Italian café culture to the U.S. Popularized European-style beverages like espresso and cappuccino By 2018, 29,324 shops globally with about 50% of places in the U.S. Seattle and the Northwest are now a hub for some of America's finest coffee.

Sites such as New York City's Tontine Coffee House and New Orleans ' Sazerac Coffee House hosted the area's biggest intellectuals and businessmen In 1792, what became the New York Stock Exchange was established at the Tontine In 1850, America's first cocktail, the Sazerac, was formally named after its home coffee store.

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