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…

Burundi

Burundi is a small landlocked country at the crossroads of East and Central Africa, straddling the crest of the Nile-Congo watershed.

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Sulawesi

Sulawesi coffees can be the jewels of Indonesia. The reason is that some coffees from South Sulawesi are grown at altitudes unheard of on other Indonesian islands.

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Yemen

Yemen is the first place coffee was commercialized, traded through the port city of Al Mahka (Mokha).

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Zambia

Coffee was introduced in the 1950’s with cultivar seedstock from Tanzania and Kenya

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Kenya

Kenya is the East African powerhouse of the coffee world. Both in the cup, and the way they run their trade, everything is topnotch.

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Guatemala

Guatemalan coffee is arguably the crown jewel of Central America. That doesn’t mean all Guatemalan coffees are good …

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Peru

Peru has always possessed amazing potential to produce great quality coffee, yet excellent Peruvian coffees are rare. To some degree, the success of Peru coffee has been it’s downfall.

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Congo

Kivu is the main coffee-producing area of Congo, a general name for East Congo (Kinshasa). It borders on UgandaWhile Arabica was introduced at the beginning

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Bolivia

There’s no better way to learn about a coffee-producing country than to visit, and yet you can spend a lot of time in Bolivia and still not understand the complex relationship between coffee and culture.

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