'Who first drank coffee?' This has long been a topic of discussion; the 'energy bars' of Ethiopian cannibal tribes, regarded as a magical elixir in Arabic literary records, legends of coffee's close relationship with Islamic civilization and so on.
All of these make coffee shrouded in mystery. But in just 300 years of development, coffee has become the second-largest commodity on the futures exchange after petroleum, and a familiar and favorite beverage with the majority of people; in 2011, the average annual per capita coffee consumption of Taiwan's population of 23 million was 1.09 kg.
To find the connection between the indigenous tribes of Pingtung and coffee, we need to go back to the Japanese colonial period of 100 years ago...
The Japanese introduced Arabica coffee from the Bonin islands and Java. Originally it was planted in Hengchun's tropical agriculture experimental center. However, with transfers in the stationing of Japanese officials and soldiers, as well as the natural spread of animals, the spread of coffee trees gradually advanced north along the Dawu Mountain range...
Arabica coffee trees have been found throughout the rural areas of Pingtung, from Wutai Township at the northern end, through Sandimen Township, Majia Township, all the way to Taiwu Township, and even Laiyi Township.
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