The Origins of Coffee

A map of the world drawn in coffee beans. This image sits at the top of Bean Merchant's blog on the origin of coffee beans

The History of Coffee in Ethiopia The origins of coffee can be traced back to the ancient kingdoms of Ethiopia, where legend has it that a goat herder named Kaldi discovered the effects of the coffee plant on his goats. According to the story, Kaldi noticed that his goats became more energetic after eating the […]