Coffee has been a part of the Arab culture for thousands of years, but it did not become part of the western world until the 1500s. But this is just first of important facts you never know about coffee.
- Yes, coffee came to western world via Turkey and their Ottoman Empire. The westeners started to consume it around the 1500s. Before that time, priests believed that coffee was a drink of the devil. Pope Clement VIII finally ended this line of thinking by taking a sip of coffee and then giving it his blessing.