Coffee – Did You Know . . .

2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide every day.Image of coffee beans

Who produces the most? Brazil is the world’s largest coffee producer closely followed by Vietnam.

More than 125 million people around the world depend on coffee for their livelihoods, with around 25 million smallholder farms producing 80% of the world’s coffee.

Who drinks the most? When it comes to coffee consumption the Finnish drink the most followed by the Swedish. In the UK we don’t even make the top 20!!

Who pays the most? According to the International Coffee Organisation, UK consumers pay the most for their daily caffeine fix followed by the Maltese. Whilst at the other end of the scale Polish coffee lovers pay the least.

What are the UKs favourite coffee drinks? Lattes are the most popular coffee product – with more that 930 million sold in 2017, cappuccinos come second with sales of 800 million.

Image of a cup of latteHere at GEM we have to agree that these 2 are definitely popular choices in our office!