Origin of our coffees
WHERE DO OUR COFFEES COME FROM?
Café Richard selects its green coffees on the 3 continents that produce coffee, Africa, Asia/Oceania, and the Americas. A boundless amount of beans and flavours that bring about a solid and subtle knowledge of the lands, kinds, and varieties..
Here are several presentations of countries that we trade with in order to offer the very best bean...
Brazil: the world No.1 coffee producer
With around 57.6 million 60-kilo sacks, Brazil contributes approximately 25% of the world Arabica production. It was the French who imported the first coffee beans at the end of the 18th century… and today there are some 4 million coffee bushes planted in 17 out of the country’s 26 states…Read more
Bolivia: organic and fair trade
With a production of around 5,400 tons of Arabica, 80% of which is exported, Bolivia is a small coffee producer on the international market. But it does have a remarkable organic and climate potential in certain areas (the Yungas mainly) for growing coffee.Read more
Guatemala : zoom sur la région des Huehuetenango
By exporting nearly 3.5 million 60kg bags, Guatemala is among the 5 largest worldwide exporters of Arabica, at the same level as Mexico or Ethiopia. Coffee is the most important sector for the country and it represents 15% of the total value of exportations and more than 750,000 people rely on operations from this industry.Read more
Ethiopia: the cradle of coffee
With a volume of nearly 300,000 tons of coffee per year, Ethiopia is one of the largest producers of Arabica in the world, after Brazil and Columbia. However, the country exports only half of its production, and consumes the other half locally. Ethiopia also comes in second in the world in Organic exporting, after Mexico.Read more