The history of coffee

Do you take that morning cup of coffee for granted? Do you think coffee has always been there? Not so! According to the website of the Roast & Post Coffee Company, coffee was "not discovered until around 600 CE in the Middle East and only came into Europe in the 16th Century."

The website then details the history of the "blessed bean" from the Middle Ages until mdern times, including a legend about how coffee was discovered.