Traditional areas representing the southern states of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The plantations in the south are the cradle of Indian coffee. They include the Bababudangiris in Karnataka, known as the birthplace of coffee in India.
In which region is coffee produced in India?
Kodagu, Chikmagalur and Hassan are the main coffee producing regions in Karnataka. Kodagu is the largest coffee producing region in Karnataka with more than 50% share in the total coffee produced in the state. Mysore and Shimoga are the other coffee producing regions in the state.
Which region is famous for coffee production?
The South America coffee region encompasses Brazil, Colombia, Bolivia, and Ecuador. Colombian coffee is one of the most talked about and popular coffees, but it’s Brazil that produces by far the highest coffee volume in the world – a title that the country has held for the past 150 years.
Is coffee native to India?
Coffee was introduced to India during the late seventeenth century. The story goes that an Indian pilgrim to Mecca – known as Baba Budan – smuggled seven beans back to India from Yemen in 1670 (it was illegal to take coffee seeds out of Arabia at the time) and planted them in the Chandragiri hills of Karnataka.
What are the 3 main coffee growing regions?
There are three main growing regions — Antigua, Coban and Huehuetanango — each with a breathtakingly rugged landscape and rich volcanic soil. Microclimates strongly influence the quality and flavor of the “strictly hard beans” (grown at altitudes 4500 feet/1370 meters or higher).