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A Guide to Importing Coffee Beans to Australia

Australia’s coffee culture dates back way before the millennial-filled, hipster cafes that line the streets of Sydney, Melbourne, and other cities today. In fact, its origins are associated with a wave of Italian migration that took place after the Second World War. Italian migrants brought with them the newly-invented steam-powered espresso machine, and with it, …

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A Guide to Importing Coffee Beans into Japan

By tradition, Japan isn’t a coffee-drinking country. The Eastern Asian nation, where the preparation of matcha green tea is ceremonial, is actually better known for its tea culture. However, in the 1960s Japan started to consume it more and more, and since then grabbing a coffee has become an everyday staple.  Although Japan does cultivate …

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A Guide to Importing Coffee Beans into the US

Although coffee wasn’t that popular in the US until the Boston Tea Party in 1773 — when colonists decided to boycott British tea and drink coffee instead — a life without the hot caffeinated beverage would now be unimaginable for most Americans. In fact, the average person consumes approximately three cups of coffee a day …