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Global Engagement Texas A&M University Global Engagement
Published on 04/03/2024 12:09 PM

By Michael Miller, Texas A&M AgriLife Marketing and Communications 

Kias Simmons ’26 looked out from the middle of a Costa Rican supermarket over half a dozen bags of coffee beans stacked high in his arms. The aisle in front of him was clear. All that remained was the high-wire act to get to the checkout line.

“For my family and friends,” he said. “I promised I would bring some back.”

Simmons was part of the Texas A&M Costa Rica Specialty Coffee Value Chain field trip that offered students a faculty-led, firsthand look at the process of coffee development from bean to cup in Central America.

Read the full story at Texas A&M Today.