Finland is the world’s top coffee-consuming country. International Coffee Day on 1 October brings together coffee lovers in a global celebration to share their love of coffee and support the millions of farmers whose livelihoods depend on it. The world’s most expensive cup of coffee?
But if you take a look around the world, every other country seems to be as hooked on coffee as we are. Here’s a list of how different parts of the world enjoy their coffee. It’s time to get cultured coffee addicts.
Some of the world’s best coffee varieties are grown in Ethiopia. The country is especially famous for its Harrar variety which is grown in the highlands of the Eastern part of Ethiopia on small peasant farms. Harrar has a wine like the taste and it has a little astringency.
America is one of the only countries in the world that serves iced coffee. Americans really like their iced coffee, and even order venti sizes in the middle of a terrible Chicago winter.
· The country is most well-known for the former, the majority of which is grown in the Central Highlands region. The Central Highlands is responsible for around 80% of all Vietnamese robusta. Vietnamese coffee production has traditionally had a focus on quantity and mass production, as its climate and elevation make it perfect for the large-scale …
· The region grows arabica coffee, including a unique mutation of the Typica heirloom cultivar, also (confusingly) known as Jamaica Blue Mountain. Courtney Bramwell is the CEO of Sherwood Forest Coffee Estate in Jamaica, where his family produces and processes JBM coffee. “The coffee variety is a Typica cultivar,” Courtney says.
· When coffee was first discovered, it was brewed in a pretty simple way known as the ‘Ottoman’ style. This consisted of boiling coffee in water with the occasional addition of sugar to make it more pleasant. By the late 18th century, parts of Europe began to filter their coffee for a much smoother drink.
· Challenges in Vietnamese coffee production. The USDA forecasts Vietnam’s 2021/22 coffee production to be 30.83 million bags.Almost all of that will be robusta (some 29.68 million bags – more than 96%). This means Vietnam is the second largest coffee-producing country in the world.
· The country’s coffee sector employs some hundreds of thousands of people, the majority of which are based in its rural heartland. Modern coffee production According to ICO statistics, Cameroonian coffee production fell by almost 50% between 2000 and 2010, dropping from over 65,000 to just over 36,000 tonnes.
· We know how price fluctuation, volatility, and uncertainty in the global coffee market can put farmers at risk.Coffee farmers are often “price takers” who have little scope to negotiate. At the same time, in the past decade, we’ve seen some growth in internal consumption across coffee-producing countries, most notably in Brazil following a 15-year project led by ABIC.
· Natural coffees are known for their sweeter flavour profile and heavier mouthfeel. For white coffee, using it over washed or honey coffees means minimising acidity to keep the flavour balanced. Dan recommends that consumers brew this coffee using a pressure method, such as a moka pot. This brings out a sweet, nutty flavour.
· Discovered in Africa at the turn of the 20th century, excelsa coffee plants are resilient and productive, despite their minimal presence on the global coffee market. Little information about how much of it is traded, roasted, or brewed is available, since it is moved in such comparatively small quantities.
· Volcanica Coffee – Their inspiration comes from Costa Rica, the home of coffees of superlative flavor. Nobody should be satisfied with …
· As we know, cultural tastes for coffee differ all around the world. So while some 50% of surveyed coffee drinkers in the USA take sugar in their coffee, what about other countries? To learn more about preferences about sugar in coffee in Europe, I …