Monday, September 29, 2014

Oregon Coffee Fun Facts

In honor of national coffee day, here are some fun employment facts about the much-loved Monday morning pick-me-up:
  • Coffee shops -- along with ice cream parlors, smoothie shops, and other similar businesses -- are classified in the "snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars" industry. This industry had roughly 1,100 establishments in Oregon in 2013.
  • Employment statewide for the coffee shops et al. industry totaled 10,300 in 2013.
  • Baristas are classified as "counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop." Oregon had 9,400 of them in 2012.
  • Hawaii is the only state in the U.S. that grows coffee beans on a broad, commercial scale.

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