Coffee is the most popular drink worldwide, with 1.4 billion cups consumed every day.
Last year in Britain, £623m was spent on coffee.
Britain consumes 500g of coffee per person per year.
It takes 42 coffee beans to make an espresso - which contains less caffeine than any other roast.
On average, men drink more coffee than women (1.7 cups per day vs 1.5 cups).
37% of coffee drinkers drink their coffee black and 63% add a sweetener such as sugar.
The first European coffee was sold in pharmacies in 1615 as a medical remedy.
Cappuccino is so named because of the drink's peak of froth which resembles the cowl of a Capuchin friar's habit.
In Greece and Turkey, the oldest person is almost always served their coffee first.
In the ancient Arab world, coffee became such a staple part of family life that one of the causes allowed by law for martial separation was a husband's refusal to produce coffee for his wife. It is still legal in Turkish law
For reducing wrinkles and improving their skin, the Japanese have been known to bathe in coffee grounds fermented with pineapple pulp.
Our sense of smell, more than any of our other senses, makes our final judgement on coffee.
Decaffeinated coffee sales are at their highest in January due to people's New Year resolutions.
Regular coffee drinkers have about a third fewer asthma symptoms than those of non-coffee drinkers according to a Harvard researcher who studied 20,000 people.
After brewing, espresso coffee contains 2.5% fat and filter coffee contains 0.6% fat.
Coffee grows in more than 50 countries and is the second largest export in the world in dollar value after oil.
Source: The British Coffee Association