Impress your friends with these interesting facts and trivia about coffee.

1. Worldwide, more 1400 millions cups of coffee are drunk every day.

2. It takes 40 coffee beans to make an espresso.

3. One coffee tree yields less than half a kilo of coffee per year.

4. Black coffee with no sugar contains no calories.

5. Latte’ is the Italian word for milk. So if you request a latte' in Italy, you'll be served a glass of milk.

6. Brazil accounts for almost 1/3 of the world's coffee production, producing over 3-1/3 billion pounds of coffee each year.

7. Lloyd's of London began as Edward Lloyd's coffeehouse.

8. Coffee, along with beer and peanut butter, is on the national list of the "ten most recognizable odors."

9. Raw coffee beans, soaked in water and spices, are chewed like candy in many parts of Africa.

10. The three biggest coffee drinkers in the world are the Americans, the French and the Germans. They consume some 65% of the total world's consumption of coffee.

11. In days gone by, Turkish bridegroom had to promise that they would always provide their new wives with coffee.

12. Caffeine is on the International Olympic Committee list of prohibited substances. Athletes who test positive for more than 12 micrograms of caffeine per milliliter of urine may be banned from the Olympic Games. This level may be reached after drinking about 5 cups of coffee.

13. Iced coffee in a can has been popular in Japan since 1945.

14. Coffee was used as a medicine in the 1600's in England. Sick were treated with a mixture of coffee and an assortment of heated butter, honey, and oil. However, tea soon replaced coffee as the national beverage.

15. The average person who buys coffee outside the office to consume at work will spend the equivalent value of a round trip plane ticket to Florida every year.

16. People who buy coffee primarily at drive through windows on their way to work will spend as much as 45 hours a year waiting in line.

17. Our knowledge of coffee is about 1,000 years old.19. The most severe punishment for drinking coffee was being sewn into a leather bag and tossed alive into the sea.

18. "Coffee Smellers" were discharged wounded soldiers employed as spies to "smell out" unlicensed coffee roasting during the coffee monopoly in Germany.