The Coffee Belt

The majority of the worlds coffee is grown within the Tropic of Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer and is known as The Coffee Belt. As you will appreciate from the map, this is the tropical region above and below the Equator, where beans are born and cultivation thrives.

coffee belt

From Kona, the Big Island of Hawaii to Brazil, to Ethiopia across to Indonesia within The Coffee Belt – the top ten coffee producers of the world harvest and roast our three favorite blends – Robusta, Liberica and of course the superior Coffea Arabica. Within these latitudes, farms in Brazil produce around 22 million bags a year being the biggest supplier to the world, while Uganda, who specializes in Coffea Robusta, produce around 3 million.

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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