Aquiares

In Central America, you can’t tell the story of coffee without mentioning war.

This is Alfonso. He's hugged Fidel Castro and President Reagan …

Tito

Tito lives on a mountain in Panama, is a rebel and doesn’t listen to anyone.

Which is why he makes a terrible decision: he buys a coffee farm instead of getting an education. Tito is now …

Amish

Trigger warning: this episode contains references to sexual abuse.

Raymond's family want him to spend his life using a horse instead of a car, to live off the grid and have little contact …

Berries and Lemon

Martin is the best barista in Kenya and has a dream to open a cafe. Except, he can't. Kenyans don't drink coffee.

But he has a plan: he’s going to win the World Barista Championships to …

Firefly

Murray is one of Ecuador's most famous coffee farmers. But there's a problem: he's only earning $2 profit from 250 espressos. How does he survive?

While he struggles, his farm is splashed …

Asheville

Trigger warning: this episode contains misogynistic language.

Sarah has just landed her dream job working as a barista for the best cafe in North …

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The untold stories hidden in your cup of coffee. Each episode follows a unique personal story that reveal surprising aspects of the coffee world.

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