… Kenyan coffee is considered to be tamong the best coffes in the world. The strange thing is that most Kenyans don’t drink it and they even don’t make the money with their coffee like they could. Kenyan highest quality raw coffee beans are exported to the Western world where coffee companies ‘add value’ by burning it. Europeans will sometimes spend 1,50 euro on a cup of coffee in a bar. That is 216,00 euro per kilo of coffee. Kenyans are left with lower quality instant coffee and lower quality beans. The best Kenya AA grade coffee is sold for around 3 euro a kilogram. But a change is on the way: Kenya is gonna brand her own cofffee, burning her own coffee beans and market it in Europe and the rest of the world, creating a lot of income and jobs for Kenyans. Good news for people who love good coffee and hopefully for Kenyans themselves.
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