10 World’s Largest Coffee Producing Countries

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  • Post last modified:May 19, 2022

Coffee is a famous brewed beverage, roasted seeds of Coffee fruits. Coffee used as a favorite drink for hundreds of years, it has been used in many countries. There are several coffee kinds, each with its own distinct flavor and aroma. Coffee is grown as a profitable crop in over 75 nations.

The machines and technology helped improve coffee bean quality and protection. Arabica and Robusta are the famous species in Coffee beans. Brazil is the largest coffee producer in the world, and countries in the African region are also farming coffee trees notably. The Largest Coffee Producing Countries are listed below.

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1. Brazil

Brazil is the world’s largest coffee producer, and its history dates back 150 years. Every year, it produces around 2,590,010 metric tons of coffee. The Coffee Plantation spans over 27,000 square kilometers of land in the country, with 74 percent Arabica and 26 percent Robusta.

2. Vietnam

Vietnam is the second-largest producer of coffee after Brazil, with a total annual production of around 1,650,000 tons. Robusta (coffee species) accounts for more than 96% of coffee production in Vietnam.

3. Colombia

The coffee originated in Europe, with Colombia being one of the world’s major coffee producers. It sells approximately 810,000 tons of coffee beans each year to the United States, Germany, France, Japan, and Italy.

4. Indonesia

Indonesia is the 4th largest coffee producer in the world, most of the coffee producer is small coffee farmers (Avg in 2 hectares of land). This country produces coffee around 660,000 tons per year. It exports coffee to the US, Eastern Europe, Japan, and Russia.

5. Ethiopia

Ethiopia is the main producer of coffee in the African continent, and many formers rely on it for a living. The entire area of coffee cultivation is believed to be approximately 4,000 square kilometers, with a total annual yield of 384,000 tons.

6. India

India is one of the world’s largest countries, farming thousands of types of crops, one of which is coffee, with small farmers producing 98 percent of the crop. India is experiencing some of the most serious coffee-related issues, including early-season rainfall and other natural calamities. Coffee is only grown in the South Indian states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala, with a total annual production of around 348,000 tons.

7. Uganda

Uganda is one of the developing nations in Africa, and its coffee production increasing continuously. Currently, it’s producing around 288,000 metric tons of coffee beans.

8. Mexico

Mexico is the world’s seventh-largest coffee producer, producing 252,000 tons per year. Mexico also exports coffee to meet domestic demand. Arabica is the most widely cultivated species in Mexico, followed by Altura, Liquidambar MS, and Pluma Coixtepec.

9. Guatemala

The country’s geography and climate are ideal for coffee cultivation. Coffee farming began in 1850, and it is still increasing today with adequate areas. The country’s coffee production is around 234,000 tons per year.

10. Peru

Peru is the country in South America, it ranks 5th in exports of Arabica ( A species of Coffee) in the world. Peruvian coffee production grows year after year, with a total annual output of over 220,000 tons.

Posted by: Worldlistmania Contributor