Back in 850 AD, findings show that coffee was originally accepted as a food, not a drink. East African tribes mixed coffee with animal fat, in essence creating the first power bar.
Thousands of years later, coffee is now the 2nd most traded commodity in the world. With powerhouses like Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts doing huge number the world over, Online MBA Programs -- a guide to MBA programs online -- pulled together a host of different facts to chronicle the growth of coffee over the years.
The infographic links back to 800 AD when coffee was allegedly discovered by an Ethiopian goat herder, to the present day Starbucks that now pulls in nearly $10.7 billion in yearly revenue. Here's a look at some other notes about coffee you may or may not have known: