And when the coffee house finally succumbed, tea, and not coffee, was firmly entrenched as the national drink of the English people. While it is often said that the British East India Company owed its birth to pepper, its amazing development was due to tea.
Before the British East India Company turned its thoughts to tea, Englishmen drank mostly coffee. Within fifty years of the opening of the first coffee house in England, there were two thousand coffee houses in the City of London, alone!
But let’s let bygones be bygones and put the past behind us. After all, tea is healthier and easier on the stomach than coffee. And, most importantly, real tea (not the bagged grocery store stuff) is simply one of the most delicious beverages you can drink.
British anthropologist Kate Fox, author of Watching the English, notes that milk in tea also gives off social cues to Britain’s all-important social class system. According to Fox, tea strength wanes as the social class gets nearer to the aristocracy.
Britain in the 1990s had little in the way of café culture, but 1690s Britain very much did. The first English coffee house was set up in Oxford around 1650, by a Greek named Pasqual Rosée. The new drink rapidly became popular, and the Londoner Thomas Rugge claimed that by the late 1650s coffee was “sold almost in every street”.
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· The joint venture plans to sell coffee in Sinopec’s Yijie convenience stores as “Yijie Coffee,” and targets 3,000 locations in gas stations and beyond by 2023. Milk tea and fruity drinks chains also pose a challenge as the boundary between the coffee and tea fads is blurring. That means coffee chains also face competition from IPO …
· The emergence of third wave coffee shops in places like Kuala Lumpur is driving a change in how, where, and why Malaysians drink their coffee. And while there is still space for coffee roasting and the production of specialty-grade arabica to grow, it’s clear this will be an interesting market to watch.
· 8. Anything coffee. Coffee, cappuccino, lattes, espresso…. I can’t stand any of it. As far as I’m concerned, coffee smells absolutely RANCID. I don’t get it. Why anyone drinks something that literally smells like coffee breath is beyond me. 9. Wine.