The Grinder iHorn is made from an antique Coffee Grinder and antique funnel. Legend has it that coffee was discovered by a Goat herder in Ethiopia prior to the 15th Century. Its cultivation and commercial trade began on the Arabian Peninsula. By the 16th Century coffee was known in Arabia, Persia, Egypt, Syria and Turkey. By the 17th Century, it had made its way to Europe. The Dutch brought coffee to “New Amsterdam” nka New York by the mid-1600’s. It was a bean on the move.
Coffee remains today huge business. It is forecasted that by 2025, worldwide coffee with be a $64,820,000,000.00 industry. In 2020, it was estimated that there were 37,189 coffeehouse stores in the United States. Say what you will, people like a cup’o’joe. There are two explanations for the phrase “cup of joe” – the first is it was a Navy protest from a 1914 ban of alcohol on Navy ships so the strongest drink you could get on a Navy vessel was coffee. The order was invoked by the Secretary of the Navy, Josephus Daniels. The second theory is it is a hybrid between the words “java” and “mocha.” Believe what you want, the best part of waking up appears to be coffee in your cup!So while you are enjoying your morning brew, do so while listening to the creamy sounds of The Grinder iHorn.