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One of the world’s top coffee exporters is on a mission to get locals to try drinking coffee

Quartz: "One of the world’s top coffee exporters is on a mission to get locals to try drinking coffee"

Quartz: "One of the world’s top coffee exporters is on a mission to get locals to try drinking coffee"

Uganda is one of Africa’s major coffee exporting capitals, shipping millions more beans abroad probably than any other country on the continent alongside coffee powerhouse Ethiopia. Uganda exported roughly 3.6 million 60 kg bags of arabica and robusta in 2015, generating around $450 million in revenue. This year, Uganda’s exports are headed towards an all-time high, according to a government regulator.

But Uganda is also overwhelmingly a tea-drinking country...

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