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January 1st, 2010
The Market Maker
Audio Feature: Trouble Brewing in Ethiopian Specialty Coffee?

The Ethiopian government’s decision to force coffee exporters to sell their coffee through the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange, or ECX, has raised fears among coffee aficionados that Ethiopia’s world renown coffees could be lost as high and low quality beans are mixed together and sold as one. WIDE ANGLE multimedia producer Aaron Ernst attends a tasting of Ethiopian specialty coffee and takes a look at the impact of the government’s decision on Ethiopia’s black gold. Click on the link below to listen to the audio feature.

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