Why Italian Is the International Language of Coffee

Why Italian Is the International Language of Coffee

\" \" Espresso is undoubtedly Italian and is the base of many other coffee drinks that boast Italian names. According to the International Coffee Organization, world coffee exports increased by 17 percent from October 2017 to October 2018, and overall global shipments were 4.2 percent higher year over year. \"In the 1980s, many if not most coffeehouses had Italian names and adopted as much Italian as possible into their café and menu.\" Although caffè latte literally translates to \"milk coffee,\" it is not brewed coffee with milk, and ordering an espresso with milk and milk foam doesn't sound as catchy. The company's website states that Schultz had been \"captivated with Italian coffee bars and the romance of the coffee experience,\" a tradition he wanted to bring to the United States.

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