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In September of 2016,  Mark Pendergrast penned a feature on Pachamama Coffee's unique business structure for Wine Spectator magazine. The article is a succinct examination of the direct trade business model, which is regarded by many as the standard for ethical sourcing in the international coffee industry.  However, the piece takes a unique perspective on the subject; particularly, it discusses what sets the Sacramento-based cooperative apart from other like-minded companies.
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This beautiful video of a traditional coffee ceremony in Ethiopia was filmed by Olaf Hammelburg for TraceableCoffee.org, a project of Pachamama Coffee Cooperative and the Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (OCFCU). [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3TrHV_yzaY[/embed]
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