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Buunni Coffee goes to Midtown!

Starting Nov 1st until Jan 5th, you can visit Buunni Coffee at the Holiday Shops at Bryant Park!  Our booth, F09, is located facing 42nd Street, near the corner of 6th Avenue.  This is a great opportunity for a small company like ours. The Buunni booth will focus on our fair trade, organic, specialty coffees […]

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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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Addis Ababa ‘makyato’

We’ve spent the last week settling in Addis Ababa. Coffee is everywhere in Addis, a city with a strong café culture which only seems to be growing stronger.  While many of the espresso machines and drink preparations are Italian in origin, they have been ‘Ethiopianized’ and in our opinion made even better.  The macchiato is […]

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On our way to Ethiopia

We’re on our way to Ethiopia.  After almost six months of being away from Addis Ababa, our former home town, we are very excited.  After breaking our journey in London, we land in Addis on January 7th morning — just in time for Ethiopian Christmas and a traditional meal of ‘doro wat’,  a chicken dish […]

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