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Todd Carmichael travels the globe, hunting for the highest-grade coffee in the world. Why? Because nearly a billion people drink coffee each morning, making it the number 2 commodity in the world, second only to oil. Todd focuses on the very best coffee out there. Beans so rare, they are sought after by the world's top chefs and restaurants. Todd has to go to some of the most exotic, fascinating and dangerous places on earth to find it: from the cities, villages and mountains of Haiti, Bolivia, Madagascar, Borneo, Cuba and Vietnam. Buying the coffee beans direct from the farmers means Todd must encounter treacherous terrain, danger and sometimes, even opposition from entrenched middlemen. There's an amazing story behind every cup.
Todd invents a revolutionary new brewing device but to keep up with demand he must head to Japan, a notoriously eccentric place to do business. In Tokyo and Osaka, Todd has his work cut out for him closing his cross-cultural deal.
Todd marks the 20th anniversary of his company, La Colombe, and 10 years of marriage to singer Lauren Hart. Heading to Zambia to find the perfect anniversary roast, he ends up on an adventure that's not for the faint of heart.
Todd meets up with his friend Hamdi to explore the catacombs of Cappadocia and the delights of Istanbul, but as the regional struggle against ISIS spills into the streets, they find themselves en route to the Syrian border.
Sugarcubes drummer Siggi Baldursson introduces Todd to local oddities as he explores the land of fire and ice. On a quest for a unique coffee beer, Todd goes fishing on the Arctic circle and gets too close to an erupting volcano.
Todd Carmichael(Todd Carmichael)
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