These days, coffee is grown everywhere that can support it. But ever since its discovery in Ethiopia, the people who grew it have struggled to keep its method of production a secret, or at least exclusive to them. That means that almost everywhere that coffee has gone, it's done so illicitly. Check out the surprisingly sordid history of the world's favorite bean below.
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Written by Curiosity Staff June 6, 2017
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