The following coffee-related events occurred in 1952:

  • In Kenya, the Mau Mau Uprising began. Prior to this event, the great majority of the coffee industry of Kenya was in the hands of the British. While the rebellion would eventually be quelled, the uprising would result in the turning over of coffee production to Kenyans. The Kenyans then  handed over the duty of their coffee production to the Chinese in 1958.
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