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Millennials' hunt for caffeine fix pushes coffee demand to record

This cohort accounts for about 44 per cent of US coffee demand, according to researcher Datassential

The coffee craze is also starting earlier in life. Younger millennials, born after 1995, started drinking coffee at about 14.7 years old, while older millennials, born closer to 1982, began at 17.1 years.

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MILLENNIALS' seemingly unquenchable thirst for coffee is helping to push global demand to a record just as supplies are tightening.

Americans are becoming java junkies at an earlier age, and young adults are increasing their daily consumption at a fast enough pace to make...