by Omar Latief / Mar 02, 2023
Legend has it that when Kaldi, a goat farmer from the 9th century, found his goats acting suspiciously jittery, he traced their liveliness to their consumption of mystery berries, also known as coffee cherries. And so the progression to modern day coffee slowly began...
Today, about half of the coffee produced in Ethiopia is consumed by Ethiopians, and the "coffee ceremony" is a traditional beginning to significant social events. As the birthplace of coffee, Ethiopia is home to over 1,000 naturally occurring varietals, and is renowned for producing some of the highest-quality coffee in the world.