Demand For Coffee From The Least of Likely Places

I came across a surprise while looking into some supply and demand figures for coffee.

I had always thought the US ranked atop the list as a country that loves its coffee. You know the ubiquitous New Yorker with his ‘cup of kawfee?’ I thought this was likely based on some truth. Seattle is known for its coffee and it is where Star-yucks, originated. You certainly get offered coffee and see coffee everywhere when in the US.

But the biggest consumers in the world? The US…? Italy…?

Not even close.

The #1 coffee drinkers in the world, consuming 26 lbs per head, goes to….


The Nordic countries love their coffee.

Surprised? I was too. To see where you stack up take a look at this list of countries by coffee consumption per capita

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