2008 Coffee Fair in Costa Rica

The Instituto del Café (Coffee Institute) of Costa Rica and the coffee industry will conduct the 2008 Coffee Fair, with promotional, educational, and cultural activities.

Monday, October 20, 2008

The purpose of the Fair is to promote a gathering of Costa Ricans with coffee in two dimensions: coffee within the historical and cultural tradition, both in production and consumption, and coffee as an harmonious drink, full of benefits and with great importance at a social level for ticos.
The 2008 Coffee Fair will take place on Sunday October 26 in Plaza Occidente, San Ramón, and on November 2, in the Antigua Aduana, San José, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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