• Thursday, November 30, 2023
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Brewing Prosperity: Kafe Fresco and the resurgence of Nigerian coffee culture


Nigeria, a land of diverse cultures and rich agricultural history has recently emerged as a rising star in the global coffee market. Coffee, once a forgotten gem in the country’s agricultural portfolio, is making a remarkable comeback, and at the forefront of this revival is the dynamic brand, Kafe Fresco.

Let’s embark on a journey through time to explore the history of coffee production in Nigeria and discover how Kafe Fresco is set to elevate the coffee culture in the nation and boost Nigerian coffee exports.

Nigeria’s coffee story dates back to the 19th century when British colonizers introduced coffee cultivation to the lush, fertile soils of regions like Jos, Taraba and Kogi.

The crop flourished, creating a vibrant coffee culture for several decades. However, due to various economic and political challenges, coffee production waned, and Nigeria’s potential as a coffee powerhouse remained largely untapped.

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Established with a vision to rekindle the nation’s love affair with coffee, Kafe Fresco is not just a brand; it’s a movement. Kafilat Salisu the founder of Kafe Fresco is passionate about their roots and determined to showcase the world-class quality of Nigerian coffee beans, embarked on a mission to revive the industry.

Kafe Fresco is not merely selling coffee; it is nurturing a coffee culture that celebrates the unique flavors and aromas of Nigerian-grown beans. Through hosting and providing a space for coffee enthusiasts to savour meticulously brewed cups of locally sourced coffee.

While Kafe Fresco is making waves domestically, the brand also has its eyes set on the international stage. Recognizing the potential of Nigeria’s unique coffee beans, Kafe Fresco will actively promote Nigerian coffee as a premium and sought-after product in the global market.

In the evolving landscape of Nigeria’s agricultural renaissance, Kafe Fresco is set to stand tall as a symbol of resilience, passion, and dedication.

Through its commitment to quality, sustainability, and community, the brand is not only elevating the coffee culture within Nigeria but is also contributing to the nation’s global presence in the coffee industry.

As the aroma of freshly brewed Nigerian coffee wafts through homes and cafes, it signals not just a beverage but a story of revival, growth, and the limitless potential of a nation rediscovering its love for coffee.