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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

When is National Coffee Day, International Day of Coffee

When is National Coffee Day, International Day of Coffee



International Coffee Day (ICD) is a day to celebrate the day of Coffee. International Day of Coffee is a way to promote and celebrate coffee as a beverage, with various events celebrating it worldwide. International Coffee Organization kept the date of 1st October every year to celebrate the day of coffee. The first coffee day was celebrated on 1st October 2015 in Milan. Coffee companies around the world promote this day for fair trade coffee and to raise awareness for the plight of the coffee growers.Many coffee companies around the globe offer free or discounted cups of coffee to their customers in the form of coupons and special deals via social networking sites. The day is promoted by International Coffee Organisation (ICO) with social media hashtag is #InternationalCoffeeDay. National Coffee Day greeting cards are also sent by these companies to their loyal customers.

When is International Coffee Day?


The International Coffee Day is celebrated every year on 1st October.

Year Date
International Coffee Day 2019 1st October
International Coffee Day 2020 1st October
International Coffee Day 2021 1st October
International Coffee Day 2022 1st October
International Coffee Day 2023 1st October
International Coffee Day 2024 1st October
International Coffee Day 2025 1st October


International Coffee Day History


International Coffee Organization at a meeting in Milan on 3rd – 7th March 2014 launched and decided the date for the first official International Coffee Day in Milan. Events promoting Coffee Day or National Coffee Day are held in the world since then mainly around the month of September-October.

International Coffee Day origin is still unclear. The All Japan Coffee Association promoted coffee in Japan in 1983 ."National Coffee Day" was mentioned publicly as early as 2005 in United States. "International Coffee Day" was first used by the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, to celebrate it and to announce the first New Orleans Coffee Festival. International Coffee Organization, promoted it in China in 1997, and came to eventually celebrated every year since early April 2001.Taiwan first celebrated International Coffee Day in 2009. Nepal first celebrated National Coffee Day on November 17, 2005. Indonesia, first celebrated National Coffee Day on August 17, 2006, on the same day as Indonesia's Independence Day.

When is National Coffee Day?



National coffee day is held nationally within the US, by National Coffee Association (NCA). They promote coffee on this day with social media hashtag  #NationalCoffeeDay. National coffee day in United States of America is celebrated every year on 29th September.


Year Date
National Coffee Day 2019 29-Sep
National Coffee Day 2020 29-Sep
National Coffee Day 2021 29-Sep
National Coffee Day 2022 29-Sep
National Coffee Day 2023 29-Sep
National Coffee Day 2024 29-Sep
National Coffee Day 2025 29-Sep

Big brands like Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, Wawa, McDonalds and 7-Eleven, promote the day and provide free cups of coffee to consumers visiting a participating store or restaurant.

Coffee is a part of our daily routine. Some people like to have coffee in the morning or some at evening or night. It gets our mood up. International Coffee Day is celebrated on October 1 every year to recognize the efforts of millions of people around the world from farmers, roasters, baristas, and coffee shop owners who work hard to create and serve the beverage in the consumable form.

The Coffee Board of India, in association with Way Win, a farmer producer company in the coffee sector in Wayanad is organising various programmes to mark International Coffee Day on October 1.

Coffee had never been more popular.As there is an increase in crop yield which has caused surplus in the market for 2 years, there is a global oversupply of coffee which in turn has reduced its market price. The input cost, which includes labour cost and price of fertilizers, had increased though. Thus International coffee day 2019 theme is ‘Coffee’s future needs you’.

Many coffee growing areas like Wayanad which is a major Robusta coffee growing area in India is facing global warming and climate changes, which can be reduced by increasing production and doubling the income of farmers by value addition under the brand name of ‘Malabar Coffee’. The geological indication (GI) tag for Wayanad Robusta would help farmers get a better price for the produce.

It would be interesting to know that after oil, Coffee is the second most traded commodity on earth. There are 25 million coffee farms in 50 countries of which 40% is grown in Brazil.

You can try these versions of coffee on International Day of Coffee  - Vietnamese Iced Coffee, Turkish coffee, Sea salt mocha, Espresso Spritzer, Coffee Sangria, Cinnamon Cold Brew, Hazelnut coffee

National Coffee Day Facts


3 billion cups of Coffee are consumed every day and the number is increasing.
Do a #coffeepledge that can improve the living wage for coffee farmers.
Coffee is produced in over 50 countries around the world.
There are seven stages that form the coffee making process, from 'bean to cup' and they are Picking, Washing, Drying, Grading, Roasting, Cupping and of course, Enjoying.
Farmers only get a fraction of the money you spend on your morning coffee.
The amount a farmer receives on average from the sale of a $3(USD) cup of coffee is as little as 1 Cent (USD).
12 million farming households are affected by the coffee price crisis
After oil, Coffee is the second most traded commodity on earth
There are 25 million coffee farms in 50 countries of which 40% is grown in Brazil.


How you can help in promoting National Coffee Day?



Use social media sites like Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to invite friends to an event using the official hashtag #InternationalCoffeeDay or #NationalCoffeeDay.
Host a coffee tasting event at a nearby coffee shop, office or your home.

Give some discount on coffee on the National Coffee Day if you own a coffee shop or cafe.
A personal video about why you love coffee so much would definitely sound good.  Upload yourcoffeedayvideo to YouTube & promote on social media websites with hastags #InternationalCoffeeDay or #NationalCoffeeDay.
Host a masterclass or workshop and educate people how coffee helps farmers and how the actual consumable coffee is prepared after so much effort.
Plan a tour to local coffee farm in order to see how the growing and farming is done for the coffee.
Promote a charity campaign to raise money for charitable coffee projects.

International coffee day 2019 Quotes

On International coffee day 2019, these are some Quotes, whatsapp messages, facebook and instagram quotes


I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon.
But even a bad cup of coffee is better than no coffee at all.
Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
What goes best with a cup of coffee? Another cup.
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love. That's coffee
Coffee is a beverage that puts one to sleep when not drank.
It’s amazing how the world begins to change through the eyes of a cup of coffee.
I want someone to look at me the way I look at coffee.
We want to do a lot of stuff; we’re not in great shape. We didn’t get a good night’s sleep. We’re a little depressed. Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup.
As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be?
A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.
He was my cream, and I was his coffee - And when you poured us together, it was something.

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