Top Coffee Producing Countries

There are many different countries that produce coffee beans. Depending on the region varying climate, altitude, methods, you will see that different tastes get accentuated. Below are the top producers in the world and differences in taste from each area.

Around the World

There are many different countries that produce coffee beans. Depending on the region varying climate, altitude, methods, you will see that different tastes get accentuated. Below are the top producers in the world and differences in taste from each area.

BRAZIL

Brazil is the largest coffee producing country in the world, producing both Arabica and Robusta. Coffee beans from Brazil are known to be “mild”. Its taste is clear, sweet, medium — bodied, low acid.

COLOMBIA

Colombia beans are grown in smaller farms which result in beans grown with more care and delicacy. Its taste is mild with well-balanced acidity.

COSTA RICA

Costa Rica only produces Arabica beans. Its taste is the medium body and sharp acidity, many people consider it a perfect balance.

ETHIOPIA

Ethiopia beans are known to be bold, full of flavor, and full — bodied.

HAWAII

Hawaiian beans aka “Kona Coffee” is high in demand because they are grown in volcanic soil with lots of shade and frequent rain. This results in a rich taste, medium body, and pleasant aroma.

KENYA

Kenya beans are known for its quality and have its own system of grading for both size and taste where many of its beans are grown by small, local farmers.

NEW GUINEA

New Guinea beans are known to be fruity in flavor, low in acidity, and complex.

PERU

Peru beans are bright in color and rustic in flavor. Many supermarkets carry Peruvian coffee beans.

PUERTO RICO

Puerto Rico beans have a fruity aroma and balanced body.

SUMATRA

Sumatra beans, as well as other beans from parts of Indonesia, are known to have low acidity and earthy flavor. It results in a dark, low — acid, earthy, heavily — bodied taste.

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