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America’s Coffee Revolution


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Americans love coffee.
Americans have always been crazy about coffee, but today they have more types of coffee to choose from than ever before.

In the 1980s, gourmet coffee shops, such as Starbucks, introduced Americans to coffee made from high-quality beans from around the world.

Since that time, Americans have been drinking cappuccinos, lattes and espressos – in addition to regular coffee.

In the past three decades, the number of coffee shops in the United States and Canada has grown exponentially.


to be crazy about: to like something very much. Joe is crazy about the Rolling Stones.

exponentially: very quickly.