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June 5, 2013 11:09 AM

Topeka coffee company helping Colombian coffee farmer struck by bandits

Armed bandits raided the coffee farm of Armando Benavides of Finca Santa Maria. They locked Benavides’ family in a closet, stuffed his farm manager in the trunk of a car and proceeded to rob the farm. They stripped the house and buildings of furniture, supplies and equipment and even took bags of coffee from the warehouse and beans drying on the patio.

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