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Coffee was first discovered in Ethiopia, and continues to be the country’s primary export to this day. While the distinct origins of coffee are unknown, a common folktale tells the story of a goat herder who first discovered the plant. Known as Kaldi, the goat herder saw how his goats became energized when they ate the coffee cherries, so he brought the plant to a monastery in order to share his discovery with others.  While the beginning of the black history of coffee is one of slave labor, we've made leaps and bounds moving away from that. Picture: Rose Nicaud...

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