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History of International Coffee Day

15 Sep 2015

 

The exact origin of International Coffee Day is unknown, because the date of celebration differs by country.

 

International Coffee Day

 

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

Countries Date
China Early April
Denmark May 6
Brazil May 24
Colombia June 27
Costa Rica September 12
Ireland September 19
Mongolia September 20
Germany September, first Satruday
Switzerland September, first Satruday
Austria September 29
Canada
Scotland
England
Ethiopia
Hungary
Malaysia
New Zealand
Norway
South Africa
Sweden
United States
Japan
Austria
Romania
Philippines
Taiwan

 

Resource Wikipedia

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