Coffee’s Place In The Global Economy

We don’t technically need coffee to survive, yet this popular pick-me-up fuels not only our daily energy levels, but the global economy as well. The coffee industry thrives in countries like Brazil, Vietnam and Colombia: the world’s leading coffee exporters. In the United States alone, we consume more than 66 billion cups of coffee per year. Some of us love our java so much, in fact, that we even observe a national coffee holiday, September 29.  For more facts on the economy of coffee in the U.S. and around the world.


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