A Papua New Guinea company has won an award from the American company Starbucks for producing a rare and premium coffee.
Kigabah Estate in the Western Highlands Province is a nationally-owned coffee company.
The National newspaper reports the company has won a community development grant, and its coffee will be promoted throughout its 9,000 Starbucks stores worldwide.
Kigabah's managing director and owner, William Gardner says the achievement shows its operation model is a successful one.
Mr Gardner says winning the award has made all their efforts worthwhile.