Polish diplomat: It was the Turks who brought coffee to our country


The Chargé d’Affaires of the Polish Embassy in Ankara Radoslaw Sadoski said that the Turks brought coffee to his country.

This came on the occasion of International Turkish Coffee Day, corresponding to December 5.

Sadowsky explained that he loves Turkish coffee very much, noting that it is a traditional drink in Turkey.


He pointed out that in Poland, coffee similar to Turkish coffee is also consumed.

He pointed out that it was the Turks who brought coffee to Poland.

He mentioned that a Polish soldier and his Turkish translator opened the first store selling Turkish coffee in Vienna in the 17th century.

On December 5, 2013, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization “UNESCO” included Turkish coffee in the list of intangible cultural heritage.

On the anniversary of its inclusion in the UNESCO list, the International Turkish Coffee Day is celebrated.