"José Gumilia, a spanish jesuit priest, is the first person to talk about the presence and the culture of coffee in Colombia in his book: The Orinoco illustrated and defende."
"The priest Francisco Romero would have asked to his faithful to plant coffee trees as a repentance. According to the popular belief, it allowed the spread of this culture in Colombia. "
"Coffee of Colombia becomes a product of the international market. The national production massivly increased. By this time, USA becomes the first consumer of coffee in the world. "
"Juan Valdez, a fictionnal coffee farmer, becomes an icon of Colombia and its coffee. The world counts today 238 Juan Valdez’s coffee shops."
"UNESCO declared the “Coffee Cultural Landscape” of Colombia, a World Heritage site."