Rosie’s Book Review Team #RBRT From Lime Street To Yirgacheffe @ScreamingMagpie #coffee #bookreview

It’s the sentence … “more like a travelogue with commentary about the social story behind coffee’s journey from plantation to cup. ” that hooked me. Love travelogues. Thanks Suraya and Rosie

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Suraya chose to read and review From Lime Street To Yirgacheffe by Robert Leigh

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From Lime Street to Yirgacheffe

By Robert Leigh

Here’s a fact about coffee. Starbucks sells 3,861,778,846 cups per year. Consider all the other companies that sell coffee and that is an extraordinary amount of coffee circulating in the world economy. Here are a couple more statistics. Finland tops the coffee consumption chart at 9.6 kg per capita per year and Americans average almost one cup a day, slightly less than New Zealand.

So if you, like me, drink coffee and have never given much thought to the journey it has made from plantation to your cup this is the book for you and shame on you (and me) for taking such an important commodity for granted.

Robert Leigh, author of From Lime Street to…

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