Happy New Year from the Wholesale Coffee Company

happy-new-year-1063797_640Many thanks to all our customers for your support in 2015, and we wish you a happy and prosperous 2016. There’s still a holiday feel in the air, so we’ve put together this light-hearted  coffee quiz for you to enjoy with the last of the mince pies. Happy New Year!

  1. All of the world’s coffee comes from the area between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. What’s the nickname of this area? A. Java line – B. Bean belt – C. Caffeine county – D. Bean equator
  2. How many calories in a cup of black coffee? A. 50 – B. 100 – C. 15 – D. 0
  3. How many cups of coffee does the average person drink a day? A. 1 – B. 0 – C. 3 – D. 7
  4. Which has a higher caffeine content, fresh ground coffee or instant coffee? A. ground – B. instant
  5. Name the only state in the US that grows coffee. A. Hawaii – B. California – C. Nevada – D. Florida
  6. Where does the name ‘cappuccino’ come from? A. From the brown habit of Capuchin monks – B. It means ‘breakfast cup’ in Italian – C. It’s named after a coffee bean farmer – D. It’s named after a bar where it was first brewed
  7. What’s the only drink more popular than coffee? A. Tea – B. Water – C. Beer – D. Juice
  8. What is an Americano made of? A. Equal parts filter coffee and milk – B. An espresso shot with cream – C. Sweetened filter coffee – D. Espresso with hot water
  9. Where’s the best place to store ground coffee? A. The fridge – B. The freezer – C. A cool, dark place
  10. Decaffeinated coffee is completely caffeine-free. A. True – B. False

Visit our website in 2016 for all your wholesale coffee needs – www.wholesalecoffeecompany.co.uk.

Scroll down for the answers.

1 – A

2 – D

3 – C

4 – A

5 – A

6 – A

7 – B

8 – D

9 – C – coffee is sensitive to moisture, so storing it for long in a fridge or freezer could cause it to deteriorate. It’s OK if you’re using it quickly, but a cool, dry, dark place like a cupboard is better.

10. – B. All decaffeinated coffee contains a small amount of caffeine. Permitted limits are 0.3% for soluble coffee and 0.1% for ground coffee.