While not directly IT-related, the collection of coffee facts would be of interest to many in the industry that boasts high addiction to caffeinated drinks:
- Coffee is the second largest commodity in the world - next to oil.
- Starbucks buys over 100 mln pounds of coffee each year.
- 2.4 bln pounds of coffee are sold per year in the United States.
- The United States is the world's largest consumer of coffee.
- The entire US population consumes more than 500 mln cups a day.