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The Race to Protect the Gene Pool Of Coffee

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Ethiopia contains rugged highlands and lush, tropical forests, where the ‘coffea arabica’ grows in its original, wild form. The forests of southwest Ethiopia are considered to be the birthplace of coffee and the centre of its genetic diversity. Here we find Yayu, which is a designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, with a delicate interdependence between flora and fauna.

Nespresso Supporting Coffee Growers in Guatemala and Ethiopia

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – According to legend, in approximately 800 A.D., the energising effects of coffee were first discovered by a goat-herder—or more precisely, by the goats in present day Ethiopia. Coffee is grown in many countries around the world, but its roots can be traced to the ancient coffee forests of Ethiopia.

Mexican Coffee Growing Community Members Blog to Connect with Canadian Coffee Drinkers: Van Houtte’s Farm Views Project

A busy coffee drinker at a Van Houtte® coffee shop in Canada or shopping in the coffee aisle at the grocery store may not have a coffee farmer on his mind as he grabs his daily fix.

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