Ethiopia: Jeju Coffee Farm Expresses Desire to Expand Research to Ethiopia’s Coffee Bean, Add Value

by Digital Brainiacs
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Addis Ababa — :- Jeju Coffee Farm CEO, Kim Young-han, also Known as “Coffee Virtuoso” of Jeju Island, expressed his strong desire to expand research to Ethiopia’s coffee bean and add value to it by producing beverage like “wine,” and making cosmetics from it.

Ethiopia’s ambassador to South Korea,Dessie Dalkie met with Kim Young-han, Jeju Coffee Farm CEO and explored the possibility of adding value to Ethiopian coffee beans.

Kim Young-han, referred to as the “Coffee Virtuoso” of Jeju Island by CNN, is a former Samsung Electronics executive who went into the coffee business after relocating to the island.

While he had succeeded in producing locally grown coffee & selling it at his cafe that was not the end of his experimentation. He started to use coffee cherry peel to make “wine” with volcanic bedrock water.

His latest endeavor is a line of natural cosmetics imbibed with rich antioxidants derived from coffee beans. “When I drink coffee, I am drinking my own creation” Kim Young-han noted during…

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