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Why Coffee is Important to Us at Old European In the Old Country, coffee was not easy to afford and was often unavailable for purchase. To many folks who had left Europe’s hopeless economics for a chance of a better life in America, a hot cup of coffee at the crack of dawn (made from… Continue reading The Story of Old European Coffee
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