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Time for the answers and
1c: Arabica and Robusta-
These varieties comprise the majority of coffee grown in the world
2a: Arabica- It is seen as
the higher quality bean with a more sophisticated taste.
Arouet- More commonly known by his nom de plume, Voltaire!
4a: Espresso- It first
appeared in Italy at the beginning of the 20th century
with Bezzera's development of a single serve espresso machine and its
use in a range of styles of coffee then ensued.
5b: St. Louis world trade
fair- It was Richard Blechynden's concern that people weren't
drinking the tea he was handing out at the fair that made him decide
to whet their appetite with a refreshing iced variety instead.
6b: Spain- They brought it
back from Mesoamerica during the 1500s, though it took until the end
of that century for larger amounts to be shipped in from plantations
that they had set up in America.
7e: Chicory- A herb that
complements coffee well, particuarly in the opinion of Camp coffee
8c: Tea- Well that was an
obvious one, wasn't it?
9b: The Dutch East India
Company- They had their finger in all kinds of pies and this was one
10c: Sir James Dewar- He
made vacuum flasks for his research work on liquified gases, though
it was the company Thermos who popularized them as a beverage