According to USA Today on Tuesday, today is National Coffee Day. However, some people don’t need a designated day to drink coffee because they consume the beverage every day. A website that charts days to celebrate lists Sept. 29 as National Coffee Day.
Millions of people drink coffee on a regular basis. Some people drink coffee only in the morning, but there are others who drink coffee throughout the day. For coffee drinkers, some businesses are offering free coffee on National Coffee Day.
Stop by McDonald’s for a free small McCafé. Krispy Kreme is giving away a free original glazed donut and a small coffee. At participating Dunkin’ Donuts, you can get a free medium hot or iced dark roast coffee. Peet’s Coffee & Tea is giving away a free small cup of Peet’s Major Dickason Blend with any purchase of a baked good, oatmeal or fresh food item. Wawa posted on Twitter that the chain is giving away free coffee in the size of your choice all day long.
According to a coffee legend, a sixth-century Ethiopian goatherd named Kaldi discovered his goats going from one coffee shrub to another. He himself began to experiment with the seeds. A century later, brewed coffee emerged in Arabia and the popularity of coffee grew at an exponential rate. Today, coffee is a worldwide commodity that is second only to oil with over 400 billion cups of coffee consumed every year. Be among many people today and enjoy a cup of coffee to celebrate National Coffee Day. Either brew coffee in your own home or get a free cup from participating businesses.