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"Good to know" facts
Originally from France, (also known as soluble coffee)
Alphonse Allais, France, under patent number 141520, In 1881.
But, people also talk about the story around the 1900, in Guatemala, when George Constant Washington, (was an English Chemist) actually came up with the first mass-produced coffee, he experimented with a powdery substance, dried coffee, as his own self-created version of instant coffee.
The American instant coffee was created around 1851. During the Civil War and experimental “cakes” of instant coffee were shared to soldiers (Source)