Coffee Origin - Brazil
The largest and probably the most well known producer of coffee in the world. Brazil which has a population of over 200 million people and employs easily 5 million people in the coffee industry.
This beautiful country produces a gigantic 40-60 million bags (60KG bags) of coffee each year. That is over 2.5 billion KG of coffee coming from 3 billion coffee trees and this accounts for a third of the world's coffee production.
There are over a quarter of a million coffee farms in Brazil with an average size of 7.5 hectares. Most coffee is processed by their natural and pulp-natural method and the harvesting is done between May and October.
Coffee in Brazil is hand as well as machine picked. About 75% is Arabica and 25% Robusta. Most varieties are Bourbon, Typica, Caturra, Catuai and Mundo Novo.
Brazilian coffee is usually mild, balanced, low in acidity, sweet and nutty.
Find out how coffee is harvested and the hard work that the coffee farmers put into our lovely drink.
Read about what they do after the harvesting of coffee and the various processing methods.
Producing around 13 million bags (60KG) of coffee, Colombia is the third largest producer of coffee.
Not the largest producer with 0.5 million bags (60KG) but boy do they know how to grow coffee!
Guatemala produces around 3.5 million bags (60KG) each year and produces very high quality certified coffee.
The birthplace of coffee with wild coffees and a production of around 6.5 million bags (60KG).
The neighbour of Ethiopia yet with a very different flavour profile, Kenya produces under a million bags (60KG) of coffee each year.
Only about 0.25 million bags (60KG) are produced each year by Rwanda but we love Rwandan coffee.
With over 5 million bags (60KG) a year, India produces quite a bit of coffee and use the famous Monsooning processing method.
Over 6.5 million bags (60KG) are produced annually by Indonesia with some famous growing regions.
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