Why U.S. Roasters Avoid Ethiopian Coffee

Traders in colored jackets at the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange in Addis Ababa buy and sell as screens flash prices for coffee from New York, wheat and corn from Chicago, and sesame from Nigeria, India and Sudan. (Source: Bloomberg)

The Washington Post with Bloomberg News

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Ethiopian coffee beans are being shunned by boutique U.S. roasters and retailers because the rules of the Ethiopian Commodities Exchange make it impossible to know where most of the nation’s beans are grown. Bloomberg’s Jon Bascom reports.

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Starbucks Rivals Reject Ethiopian Coffee (Bloomberg)

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