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At Sartell High School, bringing a cup of coffee with you is a given. Something has to start your day off right, and it’s not going to be the class that you are in. Since so many people rely on drinking coffee on a daily basis, you might think to yourself how much coffee is consumed by a person in one day.
Coffee is one of those drinks that a lot of people can’t do without. A good portion of this world starts their day with coffee. Some people even continue to drink coffee past lunchtime and throughout the day.
Olivia Brinkman from Sartell High School says that she goes to Starbucks every day and gets a venti iced macchiato.
According to e-importz.com, in 2017, coffee sales have continued to rise, increasing by 20% per year for nearly 8% of the 18 million dollar US coffee market. About 50% of the population (equivalent to 150 Americans) drink expressos, iced/cold coffees, cappuccino and lattes. Most of the time coffee is consumed in the morning at 65%. 30% is consumed during regular everyday meals, and the remaining 5% for other meals.
According to havacupcoffee.com, it says that coffee calms people’s nerves and has stimulating qualities to make people feel more relaxed than usual.
Jordan Mareck from Sartell High School says that she drinks black coffee every morning to get her day started right.
According to the article foodandwine.com, Americans have been drinking a daily cup of coffee every day for the past six years. Americans consume the most coffee in the world overall, although Finland consumes the most coffee per person. The average American spends $1,110 on coffee annually, and the coffee being exported globally is $20 billion. Some scientific studies that are being studied shows that coffee helps you live longer than if you did not drink it.