Coffee production in India has always been in the limelight. Being one of the largest producers in India, the country enjoys great attention in the overseas market too. We have a list of top 10 coffee producing states in India.
Do you know that about 80% of coffee product is exported by India to Spain? They use the Suez Canal for the transportation to carry forward.
Top 10 Coffee Producing States in India:
Karnataka is one of the leading states in coffee production. The states contribute nearly about 71% of total produce. As per the records, Karnataka had a total production of 2.33 lakh MT coffees.
Areas such as Malabar region in Kerala are highlight acclaimed for coffee production. The two major types of coffee beans produced in this region are Arabica and Robusta. Kerala gives a contribution of about 21% in India. Kerala’s total production is recorded of 67700 MT of coffee.
3. Tamil Nadu:
Tamil Nadu is accounts for 5% of coffee bean production in India. The regions popular for the same are; Nilgiris district, Kodaikanal, and Yercaud. We have 7 more to go to explain the top states in India based on coffee production. The records have reported Tamil Nadu’s coffee production to be 17875 MT.
4. Andhra Pradesh:
Major production of coffee beans happen in Andhra Pradesh state too. If you have ever been top the Araku Valley Hill Station, you will get to smell the fresh aroma of coffee beans around as the district is the ideal coffee plantation area in AP. Andhra Pradesh’s total coffee produced is 7425 MT.
Some major areas that pay attention in coffee bean production in Orissa are Koraput, Keonjhar, Rayagada, and Kalahandi. The coffee plantations in these regions are the talk of the town. The total produce is 550 MT of coffee.
Tripura is in great demand for coffee, rubber, and tea. The soil is apt for coffee beans production and thus it is one of the largest coffee producers in India. Let’s take a look at some more top states in India based on coffee production. Tripura has produced 13 to 14 MT of coffee.
Nagaland is the land for coffee beans. Coffee farming in this state is the talk of the town. If you compare the north east region of India, Nagaland enjoys great attention in coffee production.
Although, Assam is known for its tea gardens, there are regions in Assam known for coffee production too. The monsoons in Assam are ideal for producing different varieties of coffee beans. Two more to go in the list of 10 Largest coffee producing States of India.
The gorgeous hills of Meghalaya not only enjoy great attention in its tourism sector, but also enjoys a great deal in coffee production too. The east hills are suitable for coffee production. Check out the other activities of Meghalaya is are popular in our other topics on India. The coffee produce in Meghalaya is recorded to be 6-8 MT.
Various regions of Manipur are focusing on coffee production due to its apt soil fertility. In fact, Manipur is the most suitable state for Arabica and Robusta varieties of coffee beans. The state is also known for its cultural activities and wide range of attractions for the tourists.
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Article last re-published on October 27, 2020.