Which country produces the most Arabica coffee?
Ethiopia – 384,000 metric tons (846,575,000 pounds) Ethiopia is the geographic home of Arabica coffee, the most popular beans worldwide. It is no small part of their economy – over 28% of Ethiopia’s yearly exports are a result of coffee – and it is estimated that 15 million citizens are employed in coffee production.
What is Coffea arabica?
Coffee produced from the (less acidic, more bitter, and more highly caffeinated) robusta bean ( C. canephora) makes up most of the remaining coffee production. Arabica coffee was first found in Yemen and documented by the 12th century. Coffea arabica is called بُنّ ( būnn) in Arabic, borrowed from the ( Oromo: Buna ).
Where does South African Arabica coffee come from?
South Africa has for a long time been a coun try producing quality Arabica. The coffee plants come from the cuttings of Bourbo n and B lue Mountains, originating in Kenya.
Where does the world’s Coffee come from?
Moving up several places from recent years is the Philippines. Its production of 27,000 metric tons (60,000,000 pounds) of coffee means that 0.2% of the world’s coffee is coming from the Philippines. Production of robusta dominates at 94%, with arabica making up just 6%.