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Exploring Flores Coffee Farm

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Coffee is well known all around the world and is the world’s most consumed beverage. Quite the achievement of a small plant that was once discovered in Ethiopia or Yemen – people still differ of opinions when it concerns the origin of the discovery of coffee.

Smell the coffee bean after roasting

People of different cultures and ethnicities made the worldwide distribution of coffee happen, all with their own characteristic features of the coffee they then produced. Making an excellent cup of coffee has now become a skill that baristas in coffee shops all over the world try to master. Even people at home are making more effort to drink coffee of outstanding quality, and no longer accept nor want instant coffee sachets.

However, none of these good cups of coffee – whether made at home or in a coffee shop – would exist if it weren’t for the farmers who work their hardest to produce the outstanding quality of coffee beans. Every day, no matter the weather or circumstances, they will work to make sure your cup of coffee is as good as it can get.

Indonesia is among the world’s top 5 countries of coffee suppliers when it comes to quality and quantity. The country offers a lot of different varieties when it comes to coffee, nature, and culture. For example, Indonesia’s wonderful, beautiful island Flores.

These people love to share their experience and knowledge, giving you a small insight in what they have to do, in order for us to be able to drink that amazing cup of coffee with its wonderful, distinctive taste of Flores. It all starts with a farmer who lovingly grows coffee plants.

Often enough you can ask a local coffee shop if there is a local farmer who owns a coffee plantation, or maybe even a coffee roaster, who you could visit. A wonderful and unforgettable experience that shows you the friendliness and hospitality of the people. I truly recommend to visit these coffee plantations and get to know the people who make sure you can enjoy a great cup of coffee.

Get close to the local farmer in Manggarai

Photo and article by Wim de Jongh, www.exprezzo.nl,  Netherlands

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