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Indonesian Coffee Co-op Brews Success

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Indonesian Coffee Co-op Brews Success

MOUNT PUNTANG, Indonesia—Surrounded by volcanoes that make the soil here some of Indonesia’s most fertile, members of the Klasik Beans cooperative sniff, sip and swish tiny cups of coffee like a sommelier would a coveted vintage..........

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Indonesians Warm Up to Specialty Coffees

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Indonesians Warm Up to Specialty Coffees

JAKARTA—Indonesia has begun a love affair with good coffee. And some of its most avid proponents are trying to spread the love around.

From the air-conditioned confines of one of Jakarta’s newest malls, they held workshops over the weekend on roasting and sustainable farming, taught attendees how to make a latte and how to cup, which involves observing the tastes and aromas from brewed coffee...........

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Can TOMS break into the coffee business?

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Can TOMS break into the coffee business?

After making his name in shoes, Blake Mycoskie is taking TOMS into the coffee game — but the move is just the first part of a much more ambitious plan. Fortune has the exclusive full story on the company’s new direction announced at South by Southwest Tuesday...........

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THE MULTIMILLION DOLLAR QUEST TO BREW THE PERFECT CUP OF COFFEE

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THE MULTIMILLION DOLLAR QUEST TO BREW THE PERFECT CUP OF COFFEE

On a Thursday morning in May, a man and a woman roll into a midtown Manhattan office with two James Bond–looking suitcases. They slither over to the company's communal gathering area where they unload the tools of their trade: sharp-edged grinders, precise scales, a variety of specialized heating devices, and four bags of highly prized beans .............

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