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WHAAAAaaaat? Writer’s accolade for St Helena coffee

Coffee writer Maja Wallengren’s cup was fairly flowing over when she reviewed the product of St Helena’s estates on her SpillingTheBeans website. Now she has declared it her Coffee of the Year. She really was keen. “SpillingTheBeans can hardly contain … Continue reading

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Coffee: how a bag of beans made St Helena a world-beater

Some 280 years ago, on 10 February 1733, Captain Phillips of the ship Houghton dropped anchor in James Bay. He arrived with Arabica coffee seeds he had brought from the Red Sea port of Mocha, on the orders of Governor Pyke. His Excellency surely … Continue reading

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