US consumer 500 mln cups of coffee a day

While not directly IT-related, the collection of coffee facts would be of interest to many in the industry that boasts high addiction to caffeinated drinks:

  • Coffee is the second largest commodity in the world – next to oil.
  • Starbucks buys over 100 mln pounds of coffee each year.
  • 2.4 bln pounds of coffee are sold per year in the United States.
  • The United States is the world’s largest consumer of coffee.
  • The entire US population consumes more than 500 mln cups a day.