The Rwandan coffee industry is hoping to export around 26,000 metric tonnes of coffee this year, bringing in around $75 million to the local economy. Hitting these self-imposed targets is always a tough task, but they hope to do so thanks to their relationship with Starbucks, the global coffee giants – a partnership which has recently received a glowing recommendation for the Seattle-based chain.
Starbucks’ Executive Vice President, Craig Russell, was in Kigali
recently and spoke highly of Rwanda’s coffee. The salutations were
certainly flowing as he spoke to the local press.
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