History and origins of coffee cultivation.

Origins in Ethiopia: Coffee cultivation is believed to have originated in Ethiopia

Discovery of coffee beans: According to legend, coffee was discovered by an Ethiopian goat herder named Kaldi in the 9th century.

Spread to the Arabian Peninsula: By the 15th century, coffee cultivation and trade had spread to the Arabian Peninsula

The rise of coffee houses: Coffee gained popularity in Yemen and became associated with socializing in public coffee houses called "qahveh khaneh.

Introduction to Europe: Coffee was introduced to Europe in the 17th century, initially through trade with the Ottoman Empire.

Dutch and French involvement: The Dutch were among the first to cultivate coffee outside of Arabia

Brazil's dominance: In the 19th century, Brazil emerged as the largest coffee producer in the world




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