Ethiopia is the country of origin of the coffee; the only country in the world where coffee plants grow in the wild. One of the largest forests of Ethiopia, The Harenna Forest, is located in the magnifi cent Mountains of the Bale National Park, 350 km south of the capital Addis Abeba. Here, in the shade of tall trees, at an altitude of circa 1800 meters, arabica coffee grows spontaneously. The Presidium of the wild forest coffee of Harenna consist of 60 families and it promotes the shortening of the production chain, the protection of quality and of the territory and it guarantees dignity and a correct recognition of the people involved.
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