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At Starbucks's New Costa Rican Café, Costa Rican Coffee Is Hard To Come By

This month, the caffeine chain opens its first store in Costa Rica, a nation that already knows a thing or two about java (though 90% of its bean harvest is sold for export). Want Costa Rican coffee? Visit a Starbucks anywhere but Costa Rica.

(in pounds)
223,000,000
Annual harvest in Costa Rica

20,000,000
Annual amount of Costa Rican coffee purchased by Starbucks

1,200
Annual amount of Costa Rican coffee expected to be sold at Starbucks's Costa Rica location

Photo by Flickr user dskley

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