With a heritage of growers, exporters, importers, and roasters, Orinoco Coffee & Tea has produced and sold the finest coffees and teas since 1909.

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December 2020

Part Two – The 21st Century So, now that we have a bit of background (see Part One), let’s move on to coffee pop culture in the 21st century. From TV and movies to our social conscious, coffee is still firmly a part of the culture in the United States in this century as well. Right at the beginning of the century arrives Lorelai from 'Gilmore Girls'. "Oh, I can't stop drinking the coffee. I stop drinking the coffee, I stop doing the standing and walking and the words putting into sentence doing." With this pop culture laden show, coffee frequently takes center

Part One – The 20th Century Coffee has always played a large part in the United States. From President John Adams drinking coffee as a patriotic act of defiance after the Boston Tea Party to today’s unique and environmentally minded café scene, it is clear coffee is a staple in the United States. The first advertising for coffee appeared in April of 1919. The ad was in 306 leading newspapers in 182 large cities, with a total circulation of more than 16,000,000. The cities chosen represented all the centers of wholesale coffee distribution. In his 1946 hit Frank Sinatra brought us coffee! “The

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