What country was the first to make coffee??!

Question: Ethiopia

Answers: Ethiopia



1- 500 AD coffee is discovered near present-day village of Choche in Ethiopia by a goat-herder who notices his animals "dance" with an unusual amount of energy after eating wild, bright-red Arabica coffee berries. Locals began consuming the coffee "cherries" (coffee beans with husk) as a stimulant, either eating the beans mixed with animal fat, or by making a weak brew with the cherries and coffee leaves. There are other theories that coffee was first discovered by a similar goat-herder in Yemen on the Arabian peninsula.


? 500-600 AD - The first coffee houses are introduced in Cairo and Mecca. A vessel called the Ibrik is used to brew a weak coffee using unroasted coffee cherries.


? 1400's - The first extensive planting of coffee trees takes place in the Yemen region of Arabia. Arabians become the first to roast and grind coffee before brewing it. The use of coffee beans spreads throughout the Arabian peninsula and later via the Ottoman Empire to Turkey, where the first coffee shop, Kiva Han, allegedly opened in Constantinople in 1475.


? 1500's - Coffee drinking continues to spread in Egypt, Syria, Persia and Turkey. Cafes flourished in cities like Baghdad, Constantinople and Cairo.

Most Botanists believe that coffee originated in Ethiopia. Discovered by Kaldi, the Abyssinian (Ethiopian) goatherder one day noticed his goats dancing and prancing after they ate a strange red berry. Not to be left out of the fun, Kaldi ate the berry and soon was dancing with his herd. A wandering Abbot saw the goats and Kaldi and thought the fruit might help his fellow monks stay awake during prayers. The Abbott returned to his group with berries in hand. The first coffee beverage was like a wine. The Ethiopians used the juice from fermented coffee berries, which was mixed with cold water to make an enticing beverage. Arab traders are credited with taking coffee out of Ethiopia across the Gulf of Aden to the port of Mocha in Yemen. The Islamic Yemenites drank coffee in place of wine, as wine was forbidden by law. With the growing popularity of coffee the Arabs developed a system of cultivation whereby plants were grown in nurseries. Coffee's popularity also brought new methods for producing beverages. In the 13th century roasted coffee beans were pulverized and mixed with spices and boiled. We call the resulting beverage Turkish coffee. Today coffee is grown in over 50 countries in the world. As a leading cash crop, coffee supports the livelihoods of over 20 million people. It is the 2nd leading commodity traded in the world.


I don't know.

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Some sheperd in Etheopia noticed that his sheep or goats got real energetic after eating beans from this plant so he took some beans to a local monestary where monks actually boiled it and made it into some sort of soup before changing the process and making it into the drink we know today.

Countries are not allowed to make coffee. Only people. The first person to make coffee is believed to be Hockmed the Goat herder and sometimes romantic.

I think the Arab States?

Ethiopia, then Bolivia


The accepted consensus, as the legend goes, is that coffee was discovered in the mountains of Abyssinia, what we know today as Ethiopia. In a province called Kaffe (notice the similarity to the word coffee), a goatherd named Kaldi noticed that his goats became quite excited after eating the berries from a nearby plant.

We still get great coffees from Ethiopia today including Yirgacheffe and Sidamo single origins.

There are a few other competing legends and stories, but the regions that coffee first seems to appear in the historical record is either Ethiopia or Yemen. Yemen, on the tip of the Arabian peninsula, across the Red Sea from Ethiopia which is located at the North East corner of the African continent, is approximately the same region of the world. Yemen is also a producer of coffee today including their famous Mocha coffee.

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