chapter  3
3The shared C in coffee and Colombia: complexity
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Despite the fact that there are over 80 countries in the world producing coffee, for many coffee drinkers around the world, to say coffee is to say Colombia. The country is well known for the aroma and acidity of its mild washed Arabica coffee beans. For Colombians, coffee holds a special place in the cultural, social, economic, political and environmental narrative of the country.