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Coffee In Europe
Coffee first came to Europe through the port of Venice. Because of their vibrant trade with North Africa, it was through these Venetian merchants that coffee was introduced to the rest of Europe.Â In 1600, Pope Clement VIII, baptized the drink – making it more acceptable to European markets.
There are several legends concerning the origins of coffee, but they all seem to include Kaffa, an Ethiopian goat herder who was seen in a meadow dancing with his goats by an imam from a nearby monastery. Finding that both Kaffa and the goats had eaten red berries from a small tree, he gathered some of the berries and took them back to the monastery. After some experimentation, parching, and boiling, the imams came up with a palatable drink. Read More
As a coffee lover, you might want to know what a new variety would taste like â€“ for example, maybe youâ€™d like to try Papua New Guinea A – but are worried you wonâ€™t like it. There are many taste profiles from the different coffee growing regions around the globe.Â Read More
Coffee Express established 1975.