28 Jul '17, 3am

“Made in China” Might Soon Mean Exquisite Coffee https://t.co/UBtcDMXDdG

There have been minor attempts at coffee growing in China in the past 100 years, but it wasn’t until Nestlé introduced coffee to Yunnan, the subtropic Chinese province bordering Laos and Myanmar, back in the late 1980s and 1990s, that coffee really took off. Nestlé had the size and scale to convince thousand of farmers that coffee would be a good cash crop. In return, Nestlé would get an immense and malleable group of suppliers of commodity-grade coffee to their ever-increasing production of caffeinated drinks. A win-win as they like to say in the marketing department.

Full article: http://sprudge.com/made-in-china-might-soon-mean-exquisit...

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