Coffee in India is grown in one of the world's rainiest inhabited region that receives 2,500 to 4,000 mm rainfall spread over 100 days, followed by more than 100 days of continuous dry period. Coffees of India are grown under a thick natural shade. This is one of the 25 biodiversity hotspots of the world and is home to a large diversity of butterflies (331 species), amphibians (121 species), reptiles (157 species), birds (508 species) and mammals (120 species), and is flanked by orchids and a large number of medicinal and aromatic plants.
Key Markets and Export Destinations
- In 2012-13, India’s coffee exports stood at 310,612 metric tonnes, generating a revenue of US$ 959.47 million
- India exports coffee to over 45 countries, over 50 per cent of Indian exports in 2012-13 headed to Europe.
- Italy is the largest market, followed by the Russian Federation, Germany, Belgium and Slovenia
- In 2012-13, India exported 25.08 per cent (77,906 metric tonnes) to Italy and generated revenues of US$ 205.6 million
Coffee Board of India
The Coffee Board of India is engaged in research, development, extension, quality upgrade, market information, and domestic and international promotion of Indian coffee. Since 2002, the Coffee Board has been conducting the India International Coffee Festival, a biennial event held in India, in collaboration with other stakeholders in the coffee sector.
No 1, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi
Bangalore – 560001
Tel.: + 91-80-22266991-994
Fax: + 91-80-22255557
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