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by CHRIS SWIFT     THE MAN BEHIND THE TUX James Bond, the most famous spy that never existed, was created by Ian Fleming in 1952 while living in Jamaica. He was 43. Much of Bond's proclivities seem to come directly from the writer's own life, such as a fondness for scrambled eggs, fine cars and exotic travel. One pleasure Fleming placed in a couple of his books was the love of Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee. Spending two months out of every year living in Jamaica, Mr. Fleming would write his stories and partake in the local brew named for its growing region in the Blue Mountains. According to New York Times writer, David Allan; When Fleming made his first visit to the island...

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JAMAICAN COFFEE BROWNIES WITH PECANS by:ALLEN SUSSER|BON APPÉTIT   The famous coffee flavors both the brownies and their ganache topping.Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee is prized for its bold, clean flavor, but good espresso beans and strong brewed espresso work well, too. YIELD: Makes 15 INGREDIENTS Nonstick vegetable oil spray 2 cups sugar 15 tablespoons (2 sticks minus 1 tablespoon) unsalted butter 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 3 tablespoons finely ground Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee beans 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 large eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour 3/4 cup pecan pieces 1 cup bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chips (6 ounces) 6 tablespoons freshly brewed Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee 30 thin strips crystallized ginger PREPARATION Preheat...

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Japan Ready To Reclaim Blue Mountain Coffee Market

Published:Wednesday | September 2, 2015 Avia Collinder Masanori Nakano, ambassador of Japan to Jamaica, takes in the aroma of Blue Mountain coffee at the head office of the Coffee Industry Board in Kingston on Monday.   Rising levels of coffee consumption in Japan mark the end of a post-recession slump in which that nation cut imports of the bean, a move felt sharply by the coffee industry in Jamaica which until then exported more than 80 per cent of produce to the Asian island nation. But once again, the world's No. 3 economy is back in contention and they want more Blue Mountain coffee. Acting director general of the Coffee Industry Board Steve Robinson said on Monday that Blue Mountain coffee...

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