Malawi is the 43rd coffee maker in the world
Malawi is the 43rd coffee maker in the world and one of the smallest coffee producers in the world. Malawi is attracting interest in its fine-colored, East African coffee.
The coffee was imported to Malawi in 1891. In the unique way, the Arabica varieties here are mainly Geisha and Catimor, some Agaro, Mundo Novo, Burbon and Blu Mount, Kenyan SL 28 is also planted to help activate the specialized sector. Unlike other African countries, many coffee trees are grown on terraces to try to combat soil erosion and retain water. Malawi produces about 20,000 bags a year on average and consumes very little in the country. About 500,000 small farmers are involved in growing coffee.
- Percentage of the world market: 0.01%
-Main type of coffee ARABICA with its varieties Agaro, Geisha, Catimor, Mundo Novo, Burbon and Blu Mount, Caturra
- Main Harvest from JUNE - OCTOBER
-Processing Process: Myth
- Malawi is the 43rd coffee maker in the world
MUSUKU HILLS located at 1700-2000m above sea level, the area produces some of the best coffee in the country. Near Songwe River it benefits from constant rainfall and stable temperatures.
NKHATA BAY HIGHLANDS to the southeast and southwest of Mzuzu, the mountainous coast of Nkhata Bay Highlands extends up to 2000m above sea level and has a hot and rainy climate. Some cafes taste very similar to Ethiopia.
PHOKA HILLS in Livingstonia, between Nyika National Park and Chilamba Bay Plateau, coffee grows on Phoka Hills at an altitude of 1700m above sea level. It produces sweet, fine floral and elegant coffee.
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