Across all generations over the years, if there is one common favourite beverage, then that is the ‘Coffee’. A cup of coffee, nigh-on anytime of the day, is a perfect fix for any problem.
But how much do we really know about a cup of coffee? Although coffee drinkers are widely dispersed across the length and breath of the world, there are actually few countries who are the largest and best coffee manufacturers. The coffee beans from these countries are proverbially famous. So do make it a point to visit the site of coffee plantations in these countries in your next holiday.
By the way, go and get yourself your favourite cup of coffee while reading this!
Introduced in the early 18th century by the French in Brazil, today it is one of the biggest businesses in the country. Over the years, it has emerged as the one of the biggest driving forces of the economy. The coffee plantation spans over a sprawling area of above 10,000 square miles.
Colombia is one of the most famous producers of coffee. It is well known for the quality of coffee which in distinctly different from the rest of the world. In fact the Colombian coffee is one of the most common buys for travellers to take back home. The production quantity annually is huge; it had achieved a record production of 6,96,000 metric tons in the year 2014.
In terms of coffee production in the world, Vietnam comes only second to Brazil. Even though it is new in the world of coffee makers, it has quickly climbed up the ladder of success. Today Vietnam coffee is a brand to reckon with.
The prosperous coffee market of Indonesia is the result of concerted efforts from the unnumbered independent small as well as private farms and few large-scale concerns. The country has the perfect climatic and geographic conditions to grow coffee.
Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu together accounts for the coffee production in India. Indian coffee is a celebrated variety around the world and it grows under the shade rather than under the sunlight. There are many varieties and each are in high demand even outside the continent, chiefly in Europe.
Author : Satarupa Hajra