Colombia

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Jorge Iván Valencia Londoño

coffee grower, Dos Quebradas, Pereira

Jorge Iván Valencia learned about coffee growing by working the land with his father. Today Jorge Iván works full-time on his farm and on planting, cultivating, processing, and commercializing the coffee that he produces. In spite of coffee disease and low prices, he is able to support his family producing certified coffee.

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Jorge Iván Valencia Londoño
Jorge Iván Valencia Londoño

Jorge Iván Valencia Londoño demonstrates the steps in coffee making. Photo courtesy of Embassy of Colombia in Washington, D.C.