Brazil is the largest coffee producer in the last 150 years, with enough crops to cover 2 million football fields.
Brazil is also largely responsible for the global specialty coffee market. According to Brazilian Coffee Industry Association, the largest coffee producer in the world, with total exports in 2018 of 35.15 million 60 kg bags, exceeding the volume of 13.7% higher than the previous year.
Coffee cultivation takes place in several Brazilian states, such as Bahia, Espírito Santo, São Paulo and Minas Gerais, which stand out not only in the production of beans, but also in the best quality. Arabica coffee bags reach up to 95 points on the SCA – Specialty Coffee Association.
Brazilian coffee, especially from Minas Gerais, is also important for participating in numerous blends around the world market. Brazil is responsible for ⅓ of world coffee production; cultivates the Robusta type, but the main production is the Arabica type, with which special coffee is produced.
In the general characteristics of Brazilian coffees, striking sweetness and perfume, low acidity and creamy body stand out.
Coffee is the second most consumed beverage in Brazil, second only to water. It is totally inserted in the country’s culture, whether expressed or filtered. Be sure to try the Brazilian Café!