Uganda looks to promote domestic coffee consumption

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The popularity of coffee is on the rise in Uganda. The commodity is doing very well in the African nation, but it’s not a big part of Ugandan culture.

Source: USDA

A state run coffee agency now says that more coffee shops are opening up around the country as people are beginning to enjoy coffee more and more. CCTV America’s Michael Baleke filed this report.

Source: USDA

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  • Almost all the coffee produced in Uganda is destined for export.
  • Ugandan Coffee is the leading foreign income earner providing livelihoods to more than five million households across the country.
  • Some coffee shop owners say that the government needs to do more to promote the country’s coffee brand, starting with young people, so it can truly take off domestically.
Uganda looks to promote domestic coffee consumption

Uganda looks to promote domestic coffee consumption

The popularity of coffee is on the rise in Uganda. The commodity is doing very well in the African nation, but it's not a big part of Ugandan culture. A state run coffee agency now says that more coffee shops are opening up around the country as people are beginning to enjoy coffee more and more. CCTV America's Michael Baleke filed this report.