Major Coffee Regions

An Introduction to Major Coffee Regions of the World or 

How Origin Impacts Flavor

Whether it’s the varietal, processing method, or climate (what those in the wine-making industry would call terroir), the coffees of a region tend to have similar characteristics that can be broadly generalized to help the newcomer wade through the many choices to find a coffee that fits individual tastes.  To help readers become acquainted with the major coffee regions, we have prepared the following summaries:

Central America

South America

Africa and Middle East

South Asia



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