History of the holiday
The traditions of celebrating coffee days were organically combined with local customs established earlier, so it’s hard to say who and where first thought of giving credit to a strong and invigorating drink. Different countries still celebrate this day at their own discretion, setting their own dates, choosing them for some internal reasons.
For the first time, official coffee celebrations were held in Japan. This happened in 1983 at the initiative of the local coffee association. Since then, Japan celebrates coffee day on October 1.Continue reading