How Nespresso gambled on reviving coffee in South Sudan

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How Nespresso gambled on reviving coffee in South Sudan

Originally published on www.greenbiz.com
Nespresso has launched the first coffee to be exported from the new country of South Sudan. Here, local coffee farmers on the ground.

Nespresso has launched the first coffee to be exported from the new country of South Sudan. Here, local coffee farmers on the ground.

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The first coffee to be exported from the new country of South Sudan will be available to consumers in the coming weeks. And the story of how Suluja — a bold, silky textured coffee with intense aromas — came to be created is no ordinary one.

As the first non-oil export out of the country in more than a generation, the coffee’s journey from farm to consumer is the culmination of a unique project to kick-start an exciting new chapter for the people of the war-ravaged country. It is also a perfect example of how businesses and NGOs can work together to create positive social and economic change in the world.

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Diane Duperret
+41-217969289
Corporate PR Manager, Nespresso
Keywords: Responsible Production & Consumption | Coffee | Environment | Nespresso AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Sustainable | farmers | nespresso

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