Origin Focus
12780 views December 3, 2013 posted by Maja Wallengren

ORIGIN FOCUS: COLOMBIA – A Leader In The World Of Coffee!

Colombia1Small Holder Coffee Grower In Narino

Colombia has for years been recognized as one of the world’s most important coffee growing countries. For decades Colombia ranked firmly as the second largest producing nation in the world after Brazil, until Vietnam in the 1999-2000 crop cycle overtook the South American producer in volume. But Colombia’s continues to be the world’s largest producer of high quality “mild washed Arabica coffee” and after suffering a 5-year crisis with annual output severely affected by what primarily is attributed to climate change, production numbers are now starting to show signs of real recovery.

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  • pse sign me for newsletter. congratulations Maja. Missed not seeing you while in Colombia

    • Thanks Luis, I had to postpone the trip to Colombia due to a family emergency, but am trying to confirm my travel dates for the next months. I will be in touch with you as soon as I have the dates confirmed, I have a lot of plans for more Colombia coverage this year 🙂

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