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Tomoca Coffee (also written TO.MO.CA) is a family-owned coffee company based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It was established in February 1953. [2] [3] The company is known for its Italian-style coffee, made with Ethiopian arabica beans. [4]


The name derives from the Italian Torrefazione Moderna Café or "Modern coffee roasting". [5]


Tomoca is a member of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX), [6] and it exports its coffee to Sweden, Germany, [7] USA, Japan and other countries. [8] The company is led by Wondwossen Meshesha, the operations manager. [3]

Tomoca has six branches in Addis Ababa and opened its first international branch in Tokyo, Japan, in 2015.<ref>Veselinovic, Milena (20 October 2015). "Ethiopia - a land where coffee meets tradition - CNN". CNN. Retrieved 2017-11-21. In September 2020, Tomoca opened its first coffee shop in Africa at the Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi, Kenya.[ citation needed ]

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