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Something Extra Wednesday

Published:Wednesday | January 12, 2022 | 12:08 AM
It’s always a family affair for Stoneleigh Coffee principals (from left) St Clair Shirley, Stephen Shirley, and David Shirley, at Shirley Castle, one of their properties in the Blue Mountains.
It’s always a family affair for Stoneleigh Coffee principals (from left) St Clair Shirley, Stephen Shirley, and David Shirley, at Shirley Castle, one of their properties in the Blue Mountains.
Luxury Ja’s Kesi Gardner enjoys a cup of freshly brewed Coffee Roasters of Jamaica for Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Day on Negril’s seven-mile beach.
Luxury Ja’s Kesi Gardner enjoys a cup of freshly brewed Coffee Roasters of Jamaica for Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Day on Negril’s seven-mile beach.
Jamocha? Suga Lifestyle founder, Gabrielle Burgess, celebrated Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Day with an iced coffee treat at Café Blue.
Jamocha? Suga Lifestyle founder, Gabrielle Burgess, celebrated Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Day with an iced coffee treat at Café Blue.
‘The Jamecca’ Motif’s Samantha Hay made an ode to coffee at Blue Brew Bistro under the logo she designed.
‘The Jamecca’ Motif’s Samantha Hay made an ode to coffee at Blue Brew Bistro under the logo she designed.
This sign speaks to the celebration of Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee each year on January 9, in commemoration of the largest shipment of coffee beans that were dispatched directly from Jamaica to Japan in 1967.
This sign speaks to the celebration of Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee each year on January 9, in commemoration of the largest shipment of coffee beans that were dispatched directly from Jamaica to Japan in 1967.
A member of staff waits to be served a Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee smoothie prepared by Nicholas Carrole, compliance officer at the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority, during the agency’s observance of Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Day
A member of staff waits to be served a Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee smoothie prepared by Nicholas Carrole, compliance officer at the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority, during the agency’s observance of Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Day at its offices at 1 Willie Henry Drive, downtown Kingston, on Friday. The day has been celebrated internationally on January 9, 2019, in commemoration of the first really large shipment of coffee beans from Jamaica to Japan in 1967. However, the agency opted to celebrate the day early.
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Jamaica is home to the world’s finest brew. In recognition of Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Day on Sunday, January 9, 2022 Jamaicans revelled in all things caffeine. Something Extra brings you highlights in honour of coffee.