the History of Coffee in Puerto Rico

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Early Days of Coffee Production Coffee has a rich and interesting history in Puerto Rico that dates back to the late 1700s. The drink was first introduced to the island by the Spanish during their colonization of the Caribbean, and quickly became a staple in the diets of Puerto Ricans. In the early days of coffee production in Puerto Rico, the crop was mainly grown on small family farms. However, as the demand for the drink grew, so did the size of the coffee farms. By the mid-1800s, coffee had…

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