“Long before Jocelyne Kamikazi became a coffee entrepreneur, she hauled baskets of red, ripe coffee cherries on her head to the wash station in her native Burundi. After making the 30-mile trek from her father’s farm, she’d sometimes have to wait in line for two days at the station.”
Andre Nzeyimana and Jocelyn Kamikazi, owners of Burundi Star Coffee in Portland, grew up in the coffee business in northern Burundi.
“The Inaugural ICED COFFEE Summer Celebration is in the books and we couldn’t be more proud of our community! What an AMAZING month of the #BestIcedCoffeePortland! Congrats to all the coffee shops and all the Food Fighters for such a super chill month!”
“We had a HUGE turnout in voting and we’re stoked to announce that this year’s People’s Choice award goes to @burundistarcoffee on St John Street! Along with AMAZING iced coffee their shop offers avocado toast, sambousas, and sweet and savory baked goods from @norimotobakery !”
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