Coffee is a brewed drink makkit fae roostit seeds, eften cried coffee beans, o the coffee plant. Caffeinatit coffee haes a stimulatin effect in fowk. The day, coffee is yin o the maist popular drinks warldwide.[1]

A cup o coffee
A cup o black coffee
TypeHet or cauld (uisually het)
Kintra o originEthiopie
IntroducedApprox. 15t century (beverage)
ColorDark broun, beige, black, licht broun

Coffee wis first consumed in the nint century, whan it wis foond in the heichlands o Ethiopie.[2] Fae thon, it spread tae Egyp an Yemen, an bi the 15t century, haed reached Azerbaijan, Persie, Turkey, an northren Africae. Fae the Muslim warld, coffee spread tae Italy, then tae the rest o Europe, tae Indonesie, an tae the Americaes.

Coffee berries, which contain the coffee bean, is produced bi mony spece o wee evergreen bush o the genus Coffea. The twa maist commonly growed species is Coffea canephora (cried Coffea robusta an aa) an Coffea arabica. Thir are cultivated in Latin Americae, Soothaest Asie, an Africae. Yince ripe, coffee berries are picked, processed, an dried. The seeds are then roostit, unnergoin mony pheesical an chemeecal chynges. Thon are roostit tae varyin degrees, dependin on the desired flavor. Thay are then grund an brewed tae mak coffee. Coffee can be prepared an presentit in mony ways.

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  1. Villanueva, Cristina M. (2006). "Total and specific fluid consumption as determinants of bladder cancer risk". International Journal of Cancer (in Inglis). 118 (8): 2040–2047. doi:10.1002/ijc.21587. Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  2. Mekete Belachew, "Coffee," in von Uhlig, Siegbert, ed., Encyclopaedia Aethiopica (Wiesbaden: Horrowitz, 2003), p.763.

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