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Coffee culture in Scandinavia

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Coffee culture in Scandinavia

The Scandinavian countries are present on several rankings on different subjects. Like happiness. Or gender equality. Or costs of living. But did you know, that the Scandinavian countries also dominate the list of the most coffee consuming countries? But why? The reasons are many and complex. The coffee consumption began to bloom as the taxes on alcohol started to rise in the mid-1800. At the same time, a rise in coffee production led to more affordable coffee prices, and the “church coffee” (where coffee and cake was served after every service) became somewhat a social establishment. Ever since then, the...

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