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Coffee industry, at the threshold of a new era

“Arabica coffee, produced in PyinOoLwin region of Mandalay Region and Ywangan region of Shan State has reached the Speciality Coffee level. As coffee of the country is fetching reasonable prices in the global market, foreign exchange from coffee export will rise alongside the development of the country’s coffee sector. Additionally, coffee farmers as well as […]

Coffee Culture Grows in Rangoon

RANGOON — It is 2:30 a.m. and I am on my way home after a night out with friends when I find myself watching the teashop boys on my street set up tables with their half-open eyes. The teashop’s soft light is bright enough to see one man baking naan. An older man who prides […]

Excitement Brewing for Coffee Producer

Some people may joke that their life is nothing without coffee. But for Daw Shwe Wah Soe – this is not that far from the truth. Daw Shwe Wah Soe graduated from university with an agricultural major in 1985. At the time, she knew very little about how coffee went from bean to beverage. “I […]

Arabica coffee export to America to quintuple in 2016

  The export of Arabica coffee to America will increase by five times in 2016, it is learnt from Winrock International. Arabica coffee is produced in Ywangan Township, Shan State. Winrock, a U.S. based non-profit organization that aids development around the world, helped Myanmar’s quality Arabica coffee to penetrate international market. Forty tonnes of quality […]