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The data visualization shows grades for each of these coffees harvested from around the world between 2010 and 2018 and rated by professionals certified through the Coffee Quality Institute ’s rigorous training program.
Relocating Ethiopia’s coffee-growing areas to higher-altitude regions will be a key measure for climate change resilience in the country, a team of researchers suggests.
In addition, I wanted to bring value addition far from the poor quality products that are often exported from other nations within Ethiopia such as in coffee. And while I started my career in textile, I also decided to venture into coffee because I love coffee. While we know Ethiopia is the home of coffee, where it was first discovered, I feel we have not really realized our potential.
After the Ethiopian Coffee & Tea Authority established a daily minimum price for coffee exporters, reviews remain mixed. While some say it increases exporters’ bargaining power, others argue that the minimum price does not factor in the nation’s supply chain or the domestic price, writes Gelila Samuel, Fortune staff writer.
The University of Huddersfield is helping rural communities make a sustainable living while preserving the source of the something that keeps the world going on a daily basis—coffee.
“Living in Seattle I was exposed to Starbucks, but it was nothing like what I experienced in Asmara, Eritrea,” he said. “I fell in love with coffee after a trip to my homeland in 2011. I wanted to focus on relationship building on the Mother Continent, Africa.”
Growing up in Ethiopia, Charlot witnessed the nation’s luxurious coffee drinking traditions. Elaborate coffee ceremonies were performed three times a day in her home, with the finest glass cups, special pots called jebenas and extravagant white clothing. Charlot watched her parents slowly roast, grind and brew small batches of green coffee beans each time they wanted to enjoy a fresh cup.
Walking into the montane cloud forests with a small group of coffee collectors, ducking under mossy, low-hanging branches, ropey lianas, and slender wild coffee trees broken by baboons trying to reach their sweet fruit, is like returning to a time when rivers ran unimpeded and great forests ruled the land.