Daily Archives: March 8, 2014

St Helena: Home to the World’s Most Exclusive Coffee


If you’ve heard of the island of St Helena at all, it’s probably in the context of Napoleon’s exile there, the birds and endemic flora that can be found there, or perhaps the RMS St Helena, one of the last remaining mail ships which also provides boutique cruises to St Helena Island. But if you’re a coffee aficionado, this remote South Atlantic outpost will have completely different associations for you. It’s the home of one of the world’s most exclusive (and costly) coffees – a blend that Napoleon himself helped to make famous and that still forms one of the island’s chief exports today. (more…)