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…

Tanzania

Coffea arabica came to Tanzania with Jesuits and German colonization, and it was likely quite similar Bourbon varieties still grown to this day.

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Mexico

Mexican coffee originates from South-central to Southern regions of the country. For that reason, coffees from Coatepec and Veracruz are much different from Oaxacan Plumas,

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China

Coffee from China is becoming interesting, as better farming practices are being employed in some cases, and coffee is being planted at higher elevations than before.

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Uganda

he variety of wild Robusta coffee still growing today in Uganda’s rain forests are thought to be some of the rarest examples of naturally occurring coffee trees anywhere in the world.

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Timor

Timor Leste is the independent nation occupying the eastern half of the island, with the western portion being a part of former foe, Indonesia.

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Nicaragua

Nicaraguan coffees have a wide range of flavor attributes. Some cup like Mexican coffees from Oaxaca, others have a more pronounced acidity.

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El Salvador

El Salvador coffee had a poor reputation for years, marred mostly by the inability to deliver coffee of high quality within an unstable social climate.

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Panama

Coffee from Panama was once overlooked and under-rated, but not any longer.

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Ethiopia

Ethiopia is the birthplace of coffee: it is in the forests of the Kaffa region that Coffea Arabica grew wild.

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Decaf

Green coffee is decaffeinated before roasting. This process changes the color of the green coffee: it varies from light brown (Natural and CO-2) to green-brown (MC and Swiss Water Process -SWP- decafs).

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