80 per cent of Jamaica’s Blue Mountain Coffee is exported to Japan

Formal relations between Jamaica and Japan stretch back to 1964. Japan is one of the largest markets for Jamaican reggae music and coffee — 80 per cent of the island’s Blue Mountain Coffee is exported to Japan. Ueshima Coffee Company (UCC), the largest marketer of Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee in Japan, began operating on the island in 1981 with the Jamaica UCC Blue Mountain Coffee at the Craighton Estate in Irish Town, St Andrew. Read more

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