Nestled in the western ghats of Karnataka, Coorg (officially known as Kodagu), the coffee capital of India, is a charming hill town in the southern part of India. It is mainly famous for its coffee plantations, spice gardens, and flourishing greenery.
Which state coffee is famous in India?
Coffee production in India is dominated in the hill tracts of South Indian states, with the state of Karnataka accounting 53% followed by Kerala 28% and Tamil Nadu 11% of the production of 8,200 tonnes. Almost 80% of the country’s coffee production is exported.
Which state is the largest consumer of coffee in India?
South alone consumes nearly 80,538 MT (78%) of total coffee consumed in India. Among the south Indian states Tamil Nadu accounts for 36% of consumption while Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala account for 31%, 18% and 15% respectively.
Is India largest producer of coffee?
India is the third-largest producer and exporter of coffee in Asia, and the sixth-largest producer and fifth-largest exporter of coffee in the world. The country accounts for 3.14% (2019-20) of the global coffee production. The coffee production stood at 299,300 million tonnes (MT) during 2019-20P.
How many types of coffee are there in India?
The two main varieties of coffee viz., Arabica and Robusta are grown in India. Arabica is mild coffee, but the beans being more aromatic, it has higher market value compared to Robusta beans. On the other hand Robusta has more strength and is, therefore, used in making various blends.
Is Indian coffee good?
Indian coffee has a good reputation in Europe for its less acidic and sweet character, and thus is widely used in espresso. Americans prefer African and South American coffee, which is more acidic and brighter.