n about 1600, coffee entered Central Europe through the port of Venice.
The most important moment in coffee's history was that of its introduction to the New World. This happened in 1607. By this time until our days, coffee became the world's most popular beverage. More than 400 billion cups are consumed each year. The largest producer of coffee is Brazil.
When we are talking about the Greek Coffee, it is evident that we do not refer to the product itself, which is imported mainly from Brazil, but for the way the coffee is prepared.
reeks drink coffee in two ways. The first and more traditional comes from the early Constantinople times.
his first type is characterized by the way of squeezing the grains, and then the roasting of the coffee. This special squeezing which gives a special flavor to Greek Coffee it is a secret of the professionals. The rest of Greeks just enjoy the coffee! For all Greeks, the roasting of the coffee is a real ritual!
he second and more recent type of "Greek coffee" is served ice-cold and is made by a special type of coffee, which comes as powder or as small grains. This type is served during the summer and has started to spread around Europe and the American continent carrying the name invented in Greece by French tourists: "Frappe"!
The moment of drinking the coffee is without any exaggeration, a holy moment for all Greeks!