Ethiopia: Coffee Training Centre Opens

There is nothing terribly extraordinary about this in the birthplace of one of the most-drunk beverages on earth! This training centre, opened by the Ethiopian Agriculture Minister on 8 June, will be open to anyone who wants to perfect their knowledge in any of the network of professions connected to the revered drink.

From growing coffee to storing it, roasting it, good sales practices… The centre aims to offer a complete range of training for “cuppers”, baristas, business owners, exporters, researchers, farmers, and salespeople in order to “improve processing and business management practices to meet international standards”.

The head of the “Coffee Training Centre” has further stated that “The centre will have a paramount significance in meeting international export standards and supplying the global market with quality coffee”.

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