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Happy World Coffee Day, to All Coffee Enthusiast!

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Every year, October 1 is celebrated as World Coffee Day as a sign of appreciation for coffee farmers and also for coffee enthusiasts around the world. In order to always make coffee a healthy drink by paying attention to the dose in consuming coffee.

One of the best known morning beverages that people consume is coffee. It gives stamina and jumping out of the bed wouldn’t be complete without coffee! Regardless of age, coffee is a drink that is very popular among today’s society, even according to data from the International Coffee Organization (ICO), coffee consumption in Indonesia reached 5 million bags measuring 60 kilograms in the 2020/2021 period. This figure puts coffee consumers in Indonesia at level 5 in the world.

Indonesia’s climate is also suitable for coffee to grow well, Indonesia is one of the world’s leading coffee producers with the main island producer being in Sumatera. Other coffee growing areas are Java, Bali, Flores and Sulawesi.

Currently, the coffee shop business has become an emerging business in Indonesia with the rise of coffee enthusiasts. Indonesian coffee shops number tripled in 2019 from 1,083 outlets to 2,937 coffee shops. We also notice the demand for fresh roasted coffee, soluble coffee and ready to drink coffee. This coffee consumption growth is driven by the millennials and gen Z.

Quoted from nowjakarta, the factors that supports the booming of coffee shop business in Indonesia are:

  • Hanging out habit while drinking coffee,
  • Customers’ purchasing power is increasing,
  • Denomination of young population that creates a new lifestyle,
  • Easier marketing through social media,
  • Ride hailing platform (GoFood, Gojek, Shopeefood),
  • Low entries barriers in coffee business,
  • Relatively high profit.

And with the rapid increase in coffee enthusiasts, it means that knowledge about the dose of consuming coffee must be known. For adults in 1 day a maximum of 4 cups of coffee or the equivalent of 400 mg of caffeine. but if you have a medical history as mentioned below, you should not consume coffee every day.

  1. Ulcer,
  2. High blood pressure,
  3. Bipolar disorder,
  4. Epilepsy,
  5. Acid reflux disease,
  6. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

According to a study in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, people who drank more than 4 cups of coffee per day had a 56 percent increased risk of death. coffee can be included in the category of healthy drinks if the presentation only serves pure coffee without sugar, creamer, or milk. Here are some of the benefits of consuming coffee.

  1. Drowsiness and fatigue,
  2. Gives a sense of alert or alert,
  3. Improves brain function and body metabolism,
  4. Lowers cholesterol levels,
  5. Cures diabetes,
  6. Prevents hypotension or low blood pressure,
  7. Headache therapy.

Everyone’s tolerance for coffee is different. Never equate other people’s abilities with yours, if half a cup has made you enough then it’s over. always find the right dose for you so you can enjoy the benefits of coffee. reported from halodoc.com excessive doses when consuming coffee can cause a person to experience caffeine dependence and can cause several health problems, namely:

  • Headaches and stomachaches,
  • Often feel restless and easily nervous, especially if you haven’t had coffee,
  • Become more angry,
  • More frequent urination,
  • Blood pressure becomes higher,
  • Trouble sleeping or insomnia.


written by Melly
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