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Costa Rica Organization Bean Voyage launches fellowship for social change
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Costa Rica Organization Bean Voyage launches fellowship for social change

The Tico Times - May 17, 2019

The non-governmental organization Bean Voyage is currently accepting applications for its new youth fellowship program. The program is meant to "provide young people (ages 20-25) with the…

Starbucks investigating climate-change resistant coffee in Costa Rica
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Starbucks investigating climate-change resistant coffee in Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - March 9, 2019

The United States-based company Starbucks signed an agreement Friday in Costa Rica to support the research of variants of coffee resistant to diseases and adaptable to climate…

A Tour Of Café Viñas And A Cup of Costa Rica Coffee
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A Tour Of Café Viñas And A Cup of Costa Rica Coffee

Duncan Anderson - October 29, 2018

Cartago — Tucked away in the foothills of the Turrialba Volcano is Café Viñas, an artisanal Costa Rican coffee experience. Sixty-year-old Gustavo Vargas Cordoba produces natural, high-altitude,…

Climate change threatens Costa Rica Coffee Growers
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Climate Change
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Climate change threatens Costa Rica Coffee Growers

AFP - September 12, 2017

Climate change is threatening the Latin American zones most favorable for growing coffee, according to a study out Monday that warns production could drop by nearly 90…

Costa Rica’s Cup of Excellence has record-breaking auction 
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Costa Rica’s Cup of Excellence has record-breaking auction 

The Tico Times - June 21, 2016

Francisco Mena is a very happy man. On Tuesday, Mena’s top scoring coffee in the 2016 Cup of Excellence competition set a new record at auction: $59…

San José Costa Rica’s newest coffee shop  – on wheels
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Arts and Culture
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San José Costa Rica’s newest coffee shop – on wheels

Amanda Zúñiga - January 23, 2016

Mariano Marinoni, 34, has created a unique addition to San José's coffee market. His Bici Barista Café gives "coffee to go" new meaning: it's on wheels. Marinoni…

Morning caffeine fix gets cheaper as rains boost Brazil supplies
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Morning caffeine fix gets cheaper as rains boost Brazil supplies

Marvin G. Perez | Bloomberg - December 30, 2015

NEW YORK – Hedge funds are betting your morning cup of coffee is going to get cheaper, even as prices head for a sixth straight monthly loss. Arabica-coffee…

Grupo Britt opens gourmet coffee store in San José
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Grupo Britt opens gourmet coffee store in San José

L. Arias - October 28, 2015

Look out Starbucks, here comes Britt. Tico corporation Grupo Britt opened its first gourmet coffee store in Costa Rica this week at Mall Multiplaza Escazú, southwest of the capital. The shop,…

Starbucks will have 10 coffee shops in Costa Rica by year’s end
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Starbucks will have 10 coffee shops in Costa Rica by year’s end

L. Arias - October 15, 2015

Coffee giant Starbucks on Thursday will open its eighth location in Costa Rica in a renovated house in Los Yoses, east of San José, and company managers confirmed…

High in the hills, Monte Copey coffee farm strives to grow Costa Rica's best
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High in the hills, Monte Copey coffee farm strives to grow Costa Rica's best

The Tico Times - July 2, 2015

SANTA MARÍA DE DOTA, San José — While my car was stuck atop the steep, rocky path leading up to Microbeneficio Monte Copey in Dota Tarrazú, I…

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