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ORIGIN FOCUS: ECUADOR
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September 19, 2013 posted by Maja Wallengren

ORIGIN FOCUS: ECUADOR

South American coffee producer Ecuador has long been famous for producing the cocoa beans used in some of the world’s finest chocolate and the Andean country is far less known…

Loja is Ecuador’s Main Coffee Region
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September 19, 2013 posted by Maja Wallengren

Loja is Ecuador’s Main Coffee Region

This is now changing as information about Ecuador’s coffee industry in recent years has started to reach export markets and the country’s southern-most Arabica growing province of Loja. Loja coffee,…

Alpine Coffee Beauty in Ecuador
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September 19, 2013 posted by Maja Wallengren

Alpine Coffee Beauty in Ecuador

To reach the coffee regions of Loja and Zamora on Ecuador’s southern border with Peru visitors will travel straight across the central part of the Andes Mountain range, climbing to…

Ecuador’s Alpine Coffee Growing Altitudes
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September 19, 2013 posted by Maja Wallengren

Ecuador’s Alpine Coffee Growing Altitudes

Arabica coffee in Ecuador is not only strictly grown coffee but in most of the producing regions growers can claim to be growing “alpine coffee” as a majority of farms…

Most of Ecuador’s Arabica Coffee is Naturals
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September 19, 2013 posted by Maja Wallengren

Most of Ecuador’s Arabica Coffee is Naturals

Of the total Ecuadorian Arabica production some 70 percent of beans are processed as “Natural Arabicas” in which the freshly picked coffee cherries are dried complete with the pulp –…

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador’s Coffee Jewel
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September 19, 2013 posted by Maja Wallengren

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador’s Coffee Jewel

But one of Ecuador’s undisputed jewels in coffee is found at the rare and exotic wonder of nature at the Galapagos Islands. Galapagos has long been famous for being one…

ORIGIN FOCUS: RWANDA
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August 16, 2013 posted by Maja Wallengren

ORIGIN FOCUS: RWANDA

Tiny East African grower Rwanda started growing coffee around 1904 when German missionaries first brought Arabica seeds from the coffee producing region around Mt Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Also known as…

The Rwanda Genocide – A Coffee Conflict!
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August 16, 2013 posted by Maja Wallengren

The Rwanda Genocide – A Coffee Conflict!

Contrary to popular belief the Rwanda genocide was very much a conflict about coffee. Up until the genocide in April 1994 coffee exports accounted for as much as 70 percent…

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