Who Are the Top Coffee Producers of the World

Isn’t it incredible that some of the poorest countries in the world rely heavily on the income of a product which is consumed by almost everybody in the ‘first world’, but they still remain mostly third world? Is there something wrong somewhere?

Here are the Top Coffee Producers of the world:

1. Brazil – 36%
2. Vietnam – 15%
3. Central America & Mexico – 13%
4. Asia – 13%
5. Africa – 12%
6. Colombia – 7%
7. The rest of South America – 4%

And do you know how many people drink coffee? Well, in the United States alone 54% of American adults regularly consume coffee and world coffee consumption has risen from 104.7 million bags in 2000 to 130.0 million bags in 2008.

Coffee Consumption Facts

Even in these tough economic times, coffee consumption remains high, if not increasing. This is because of it’s huge popularity with almost every culture in the world. This should give hope to the coffee producers, providing that logistical prices remain relative.

About Andy James

Andy is a coffee aficionado and green tea enthusiast! Healthy living plays a huge part in his life and that of his family. Coffee and caffeine used to be a taboo topic, but after much research into its health benefits and how a good old cup of 'Joe' fits into every day life, Andy now advocates coffee as a wonderful addition to anyone life (in moderation, of course). So you will find subjects on this website relating to health, as well as everything else you need or want to know about coffee. You can find Andy on Twitter and Facebook, and also on Google +.

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