Meet the Coffee Virtuoso of Jeju Island

It’s no stretch to say that Kim Young Han is a coffee virtuoso. But the Korean brew master and former café owner isn’t content to simply offer you a cup of mind-blowing, hand-drip java. Kim wants to explore the seemingly limitless potential of coffee plants, so he started growing them at home and experimenting. Kim’s latest endeavor includes a line of natural cosmetics derived from the fruit surrounding coffee beans, which are rich in antioxidants. The goal with this project is to provide the raw ingredients for both inner and outer beauty, and show the world yet another way that coffee improves our lives.

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