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Ups and Downs

2013 didn’t start off with a bang. In fact, January was our slowest month, both for BuunniCoffee.com and Cafe Buunni.  As we started talking to others, we realized that almost all retailers (of anything) and most service providers too, were in a similar boat.  Turns out, the height of winter is not when most people buy […]

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Coffee – Ethiopian Style

by Bo Campot, Buunni Associate   As we look forward to opening Cafe Buunni, we have been thinking about the relationship between coffee and community.  In Ethiopia, the two come together in the coffee ceremony. The Ethiopian coffee ceremony is a time for friends and family to come together to share stories and news.  Social life […]

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Bunna – The Ethiopian Way

Guest Blog by Djalene Temesgen I started drinking bunna (Amharic for coffee) when I was 18 years old. Late? I know. That is because my parents thought of coffee as addictive and wanted to spare me. But I managed to steal a sip or two behind their backs, and I knew that I would start […]

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