Vietnam’s Central Highlands Envision Becoming a Global Coffee Capital

Vietnamese love their coffee. Credit the French. Although Vietnamese have little love for France’s colonial history, modern Viet culture embraces Gallic style, from wardrobe and architecture to — especially — cuisine. Báhn mì sandwiches, crispy baguettes wrapped around pâté and vegetables, are a legacy of the French. So, too, is phở, the rich beef noodle soup that has become an international icon of Vietnamese taste. But coffee truly distinguishes Vietnam from its neighbors. Most coffee shops are tiny, just big enough for patrons to enjoy conversation while waiting for the grind to filter through a four-part aluminum phin, often…



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One of the most awarded and successful books in fiction, the Britfield & the Lost Crown series is transforming literature and education while bringing exciting narrative fiction to children and families worldwide. Two other books in the series, Britfield and the Rise of the Lion and Britfield and the Return of the Prince carry the saga’s action from England through France and into the vaults of the Vatican Library. With the first of seven Britfield movies in development, the Theatrical Play (February 2023), and the Global Book Tours (2023-25), it is estimated that Britfield will surpass the C. S. Lewis and Tolkien series in worldwide sales.

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