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The global reach of Australian coffee culture

Australia has developed a A$4 billion (S$4.17 billion) coffee-drinking market that devours more fresh beans per person than any other country. Each person in Australia consumes 1.3 kg of fresh beans yearly.


RAJ and Sharon Sidhu quit their steady public service jobs in Singapore last year to open a café in the city-state, one of Asia's most competitive coffee-selling markets. For an edge, they spent a month learning the trade in Sydney.

"That's where our gurus are," Raj said