Magazine article Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

Al Mokha's Yemeni Coffee a Hit at Pop-Up Café

Magazine article Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

Al Mokha's Yemeni Coffee a Hit at Pop-Up Café

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ONE SATURDAY morning in early August, Middle East Books and More partnered with Al Mokha to hold a pop-up café outside its store in Washington, DC's Adams Morgan neighborhood, offering samples and opportunities to purchase Yemeni coffee to passersby. Al Mokha's coffee comes from Yemen, the home of the world's first coffee. The beans are terrace-grown and sun-dried before being roasted to three varieties-dark, medium, and light.

Al Mokha's founder, Anda Greeney, a graduate of Wesleyan University who served in Air Force military intelligence, has recently become an entrepreneur and international development expert.

His Al Mokha is a startup aimed at promoting growth and stability in Yemen by providing a market for Yemeni coffee in the United States. He works with Yemeni agronomists, graphic designers, photographers and videographers to purchase and promote Yemeni coffee at a fair price. …

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