May 25, 2020
Coffee can only grow in very specific places around the world, with the coffee plant needing climates that are warm enough - and with the right soil! - to survive. Beyond that, the local industry itself has to be able to support the growing of coffee, which isn’t necessarily a guarantee, even if the climate is just right. That being said, coffee is the second most traded commodity, being only outdone by oil, with dozens of countries producing metric tons of the beautiful bean every year. As with most things, there are a few growers that grow a significant amount of coffee, and we’ve put together a handy list of them*.
*Data used for measurement is from the year 2018