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Have you ever heard of a Swedish Coffee house?  Swedish tradition of a coffee break is called fika. A fika isn't just a coffee break.  It's a moment to leisurely slow down and appreciate the good things in life.  It’s a simple concept. It's a chance to take a break, with a cup of coffee or tea with alone or with a friend and a bite to eat.

In the American culture, coffee has come to be more about grabbing a 16-ounce-grande-whatever, in a paper cup to go, coffee is more about fueling up and going fast. Coffee was the choice over tea after the Boston Tea Party, it was considered unpatriotic to drink tea. Colonists soon found that they could import coffee grown in Central and South America. By the beginning of the 1900's, fast moving Americans half of

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