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    Coffee Brands in Northern Thailand – Akha Ama

    The Akha Ama Story Akha Ama Coffee was created by one mother, known as Mae Mee Lor, in the Akha village of Maejantai, Chiang Rai. She had a vision that people of her village could learn to sustainably manufacture, process and market their own coffee. In 2010 Mae Mee Lor and her son Lee Ayu Chipa, members of the Akha hill tribe, founded Akha coffee. Further, they established the business as a social enterprise to support coffee farmers in their village. Lee and family incorporated a mix of Arabica coffee types such as Catuai and Typica which produce much higher quality. Nowadays, Akha Ama now has acknowledgement for it’s calibre…