Category: Country Profiles

This is our encyclopedic overview of each coffee-producing nation, with a dedicated page and introductory information for each. We continue to work to update these as some were written a while back! These are our coffee origin country pages…

Yemen Postcard

New Yemen Postcard

Why tasting chocolate flavors is not simple

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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is often lumped in with Indonesian coffees. But it is distinct in nearly every way.

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Flores

Flores is small by island standards, just about 360 kilometers end to end. It is in the Indonesian archipelago, between Sumbawa and Timor islands.

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Bali

Coffee from the Indonesian island of Bali was formerly sold exclusively to the Japanese market.

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sweet marias monkey blend

Blends

Sweet Maria’s offers a few pre-blended coffees for use as espresso and dark roast.

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Brazil

Frank Sinatra sang, “They grow an awful lot of coffee in Brazil.” It is unquestionably true; it’s the largest producer of arabica coffee and not a small amount of robusta too.

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Java

The arabica coffee plant was brought to Indonesia from India in 1696. Java coffee had a legendary status around the world until the last century.

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Myanmar

Coffee from Myanmar is not seen often in the US marketplace. In fact after the one offering we had from 2000, we haven’t see in since!

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Costa Rica

If there is a problem with Costa Rica coffee, it’s the fact that it can lack distinction; it is straightforward, clean, softly acidic, mild.

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Java variety , originally from Cameroon it is said

Cameroon

Cameroon is an oddball in the Specialty Coffee terms.

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