How a roasted bean created the drink of choice for the world!
Not every hero wears a cape—some carry a shepherd’s staff, herd goats, and change the course of human history with a casual attitude towards eating unfamiliar berries.
A popular legend says that about a thousand years ago, an Abyssinian goatherder named Kaldi noticed his typically stoic goats were excitingly hopping and frolicking around like a Habesha on his wedding day. Not wanting to be left out of the goat party, he investigated the situation and found the goats munching away on the berries and leaves of an unfamiliar tree.
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