The exact origin of International Coffee Day is unknown, because the date of celebration differs by country.
The event was celebrated in Japan for the first time by The All Japan Coffee Association in 1983. In China it was promoted firstly by International Coffee Organization in 1997 while in the United States the name of “International Coffee Day” was firstly mentioned on the New Orleans Coffee Festival in 2005.
Coffee day event was adopted internationally in a very short time, and intended / used to promote fair trade coffee and raise people’s awareness for better treatment of the coffee growers.
National coffee days
|Costa Rica||September 12|
|Germany||September, first Satruday|
|Switzerland||September, first Satruday|