Costa Rican coffee has secured a stronger position in the Korean market, where coffee consumption is steadily growing, according to the Costa Rican Embassy in Seoul, as the country readies to host the Coffee Expo 2018 in Seoul from Apr. 5-8.
Costa Rican Ambassador to Korea Rodolfo Solano Quiros (left) poses with Embassy Minister Counselor and Consul General Sofia Salas Monge (right) and Laura Barahona a Costa Rican expat in Korea, drink Costa Rican coffee at the embassy in Seoul last week. (Costa Rican Embassy)
Costa Rica, with several of its coffee producers and exporters participating and presenting their sustainable production method will also hold coffee-making sessions and expand their networks with Korean buyers and consumers.
Korea’s domestic coffee market reached 11.7 trillion South Korean won ($10.8 billion)