History of coffee


Around 500 B.C, there were several rumors about a mysterious black beverage that had magical powers over the human body.

Several stories about the effects of coffee were told, there was a rumor of using this black drink as medicine, but most famous story and today the most popular, was the one of a shepherd and his goats.

The legend was about an Ethiopian shepherd, named Kaldi, who had noticed some stranger behavior in his herd, after his goats ate some coffee cherries. The shepherd decided to talk about what happened to a monk and later the monk boiled the coffee cherries and got a black and bitter beverage with an indescribable aroma, able to ward off sleep and exhaustion.