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carmo-groundcoffee

And here is what Tulio calls the Ground Coffee, meaning picked off the ground with sticks and leaves and all. This coffee is to be sold at the local market. An interesting note. Starbucks has a $1.20 fair trade price they supposedly pay for coffee, but through an intermidiary Tulio was offered $80/bag by them. That is the price on the local market for this type of "Ground Coffee", but they wanted him to deliver his best semi-washed coffee at that price! He said no. At $80/bag the price is about .60 per Lb, half their presumed "fair price"! Now, back to this ugly coffee- if they wanted it for $80/bag that would have been fine, because that is all its worth, local or not.