This is what coffee consumers said when we asked them why they drink this beverage.
“I drink coffee when I am cold, or when I have a headache because it surely alleviates that pain.”
Cris Martinez P, 36, Ecuador.
“I drink coffee because it provides my mind with a temporary psychological stimulation of increased energy.”
Brian Anthony Rowe, 50, Trinidad and Tobago.
“I drink coffee because its smell and taste are like a boost of energy.”
Ana Gabriela M, 30, Spain.
“I need coffee every single morning for breakfast because it makes me warm up.”
Elizabeth Mafla, 51, Ecuador.
“I drink coffee because it gives me energy. I feel it provides me with adrenaline”
Nancy Mesa Rowe, 52, Colombia.
“I like coffee because it wakes me up and takes my “eternal sleep” away.”
Alina Diaz, 41, Cuba.
“Because I like its aroma and especially if it is a Colombian coffee.”
Katiuska Bucheli M, 44, Ecuador.
“I like its flavor with sugar, or with milk.”
Daniel Santibanez R, 15, Colombia.
“I drink coffee since I was very little because it has always been a family habit.”
Adriana Paz M, 45, Colombia.
“I drink coffee because it is delicious. I like it with any bread or sandwich as its companion, or alone!”
Susana Pazmiño, 74, Ecuador.
“I like coffee because of the flavor and the aroma. Also, because I like to drink something hot in the morning or at night and coffee wakes me up and at night it relaxes me.”
Shamil Urbistondo, 42, Puerto Rico.
“I drink coffee because I like its flavor, aroma, and it wakes me up every single morning. If I do not have a cup of coffee in the morning I may be asleep the whole day.”
Mónica A. Rodríguez M., 44, Colombia.
““I drink coffee because I like it, it is a habit for me, and because it is a stimulant to stay awake.”
Antonio L. Frasson, 56, Brazil
“I drink coffee with milk because I like its taste.”
Belino Frasson, 86, Brazil.
“I drink coffee with milk because I like it very much.”
Melville Veronese, 80, Brazil.
“I like coffee with milk and sugar for breakfast because it is the only drink I enjoy in the morning.”
Nicolás Suárez R., 14, Colombia.
“Everything starts for family tradition, parents give their children the national drink, and from there one starts enjoying coffee with its taste and aroma. This aroma leads you where it is and then you understand that coffee cannot be missing.”
José Luis Giraldo M, 43, Colombia.
“I drink coffee because it is delicious to the palate. I love its aroma and it is a great companion at the end of each lunchtime.”
María del Pilar Giraldo M, 37, Colombia.
“I like drinking coffee with milk and sugar because it is a perfect combination. I usually drink coffee when I have to stay up very late in the night, and at other times as a whim.”
Valeria Trofimoff L, 18, Colombia.
“I like coffee because of its taste and because it has become my morning companion for its multiple health benefits.”
Sarita J. Rodríguez M, 47, Colombia.
“I drink coffee because of its distinctive taste and because it is energizing.”
Homero Martinez Almeida, 74, Ecuador
“I drink coffee for family tradition, it is ideal at breakfast, and I am aware of its health benefits.”
Claudia X. Carranza M, 40, Colombia.
“I drink coffee because of pleasure when I have free time and tranquility to enjoy a good reading.”
Polo Martínez V, 56, Ecuador.
“I like coffee because of its taste.”
Miguel Buenaño, 22, Venezuela.
“I like coffee because I have always been used to this good drink.”
Angela Quintero, 60, Venezuela.
“I like coffee mixed with chocolate particularly in Winter time because it warms my soul and it is much better if shared with friends. So I like its taste and because it is good to socialize.”
Raquel Rondón, 41, Venezuela.
“Coffee cheers and wakes me up. I like the flavor that remains in one’s mouth.”
Yaumara Miranda, 41, Cuba.
“I like coffee with milk because it energizes me.”
Irene Lin, 25, China.
“We drink coffee for its taste, aroma, and because it always means special sharing moments.”
Amy N. Oleas B., 32, Ecuador. / Diego R. Martínez P., 46, Ecuador.
“I drink coffee because it counters sleepiness.”
Guillermo, 45, Cuba.
“I drink coffee because its flavor is delicious. I enjoy it hot with sugar every single day.”
Santiago Santibáñez R, 21, Colombia.
“I drink coffee when I want to study because it helps my concentration.”
Sebastián Suárez R, 21, Colombia.
“I like drinking hot coffee because it really keeps me warm.”
Mary Franz Soriano L, 45, Colombia.
“I drink coffee because I love it. It is one of the best delicacies in the world.”
Bayardo Martinez V, 56, Ecuador.
“I like coffee because I learned having this drink for breakfast, in the afternoon, and every time we had a visit in my family home. I love its aroma and taste, it is good for my stomach, it gives me a sense of satiety, as well as it puts me in a good mood.”
Petra Martínez A., 77, Ecuador..
“I drink coffee because it is a habit which I enjoy very much specially mixed with milk.”
Carlos A. Santibáñez B, 56, Colombia.