Coffee in Indonesia

Coffee In Indonesia

Indonesia is currently the fourth largest producer of coffee in the world. Coffee in Indonesia began with its colonial history, and has played an important part in the growth of the country. Indonesia is located within an ideal geography for coffee plantations. The longitude and latitude of the country means that the island origins are all well suited micro-climates for the growth and production of coffee, resulting in widespread environmental degradation and the destruction of tropical rainforests that have the highest concentration of endemic species in the world.

Indonesia produced 420,000 metric tons of coffee in 2007. Of this total, 271,000 tons were exported and 148,000 tons were consumed domestically. Of the exports, 25% are Coffea arabica and the balance is Coffea canephora. In general, Indonesia’s Arabica coffees have low acidity and strong body, which makes them ideal for blending with higher acidity coffees from Central America and East Africa.

Read more about Coffee In Indonesia:  History, Cultivation, Sumatra, Mandheling, Lintong and Gayo, Sulawesi, Toraja, Kalosi, Mamasa and Gowa, Java, Bali, Sumbawa, Flores, Papua, Harvesting and Processing, Coffee Research, Coffee Associations, Current Status of The Industry, Coffea Canephora

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