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Good morning, Vietnam

Vietnam is famous as the world’s largest producer of Robusta coffee. However, when Jibbi Little visited the country in December 2019, she experienced a completely different part of the nation’s industry.

“I had never been to Vietnam before and really wanted to see the coffee scene and farming for myself,” Jibbi says.

“Specialty coffee focuses much more on Arabica coffee than Robusta, so I wasn’t sure how that would be reflected in Vietnam. But it has small farms that are growing only Arabica and processing fully washed coffee. It’s quite interesting to see that there’s still a minority of farmers focusing on quality.”

Jibbi was flown to Vietnam for

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