S. Korea to Establish Sustainable Coffee Farm in Ethiopia

Date: 2020.06.20

SK Forest Co., a Hwaseong-based major forestry company, is teaming up with the Korea Forest Service to establish a sustainable coffee farm in Ethiopia.

The company announced Wednesday that it plans to develop a tree nursery that covers an area of 10,000 square meters inside a coffee farm located in the southern part of Ethiopia to rebuild the natural ecosystem by planting 70,000 gum trees and others on a total of 700,000 square meters of land.

Coffee produced on the farm will be sold to the South Korean market via fair trade. Tree Planet Inc., a social venture, will oversee distribution.

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