Origins

AFRICAN ORIGINS
(Circa
A.D. 800)

Goats led to Coffee's secrets.  Just ask Kaldi the legendary Ethiopian goatherd. Kaldi, the story goes, noticed his herd dancing from one coffee shrub to another, grazing on the cherry-red berries, containing the beans. He copped a few himself and was soon frolicking with his flock. 


Witnessing Kaldi’s goatly gambol, a monk plucked berries for his brothers. That night they were uncannily alert to divine inspirations.

History tells us that other African natives of the same era fueled upon protein rich coffee and animal fat balls, "Power Bars" and unwound with wine made from coffee-berry pulp. Coffee later crossed the Red Sea to Arabia, where things really got cooking...

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