69 Top Coffee-Producing Countries From A To Z (That Means Angola To Zimbabwe)

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There are a lot of articles ranking the top coffee producing countries.

None are as complete as this one.

This deep-dive into the world of coffee covers everything about your favorite fruit from Angola (#50) to Zimbabwe (#61) and every other country that produces coffee, big or small:

  • Region of the world
  • Flavor profile
  • Annual production
  • Coffee varieties grown
  • And some interesting facts about what makes each country unique

Note: Flavor profiles for each country below are generalized based on the typical beans grown in that country, but frequently there is a ton of variety from crop to crop, region to region, and farm to farm within the same country.

69 Top Coffee-Producing Countries

Brazil

Brazil

Region: South America
Profile: Chocolate, nutty, savory
Production: 5.7 billion lbs (29.1% global production)
Global Rank: 1
Varieties: 74% Arabica, 26% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Brazilian Coffee →
Vietnam

Vietnam

Region: Asia
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 3.6 billion lbs (18.6% global production)
Global Rank: 2
Varieties: 11% Arabica, 89% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Vietnamese Coffee →
Colombia

Colombia

Region: South America
Profile: Cola, cherry, orange, vanilla, chocolate
Production: 1.8 billion lbs (9.1% global production)
Global Rank: 3
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Colombian Coffee →
Indonesia

Indonesia

Region: Asia
Profile: Earthy, woody
Production: 1.5 billion lbs (7.4% global production)
Global Rank: 4
Varieties: 24% Arabica, 75% Robusta, 1% Liberica
Learn more about Indonesian Coffee →
Ethiopia

Ethiopia

Region: East Africa
Profile: Blueberry, citrus, floral
Production: 847 million lbs (4.3% global production)
Global Rank: 5
Varieties: 54% Arabica, 46% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Ethiopian Coffee →
Honduras

Honduras

Region: Central America
Profile: Chocolate, nutty, savory
Production: 767 million lbs (3.9% global production)
Global Rank: 6
Varieties: 91% Arabica, 9% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Honduran Coffee →
India

India

Region: Asia
Profile: Earthy, spicy, clove
Production: 767 million lbs (3.9% global production)
Global Rank: 7
Varieties: 28% Arabica, 72% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Indian Coffee →
Uganda

Uganda

Region: East Africa
Profile: Earthy, floral, savory
Production: 635 million lbs (3.2% global production)
Global Rank: 8
Varieties: 11% Arabica, 89% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Uganda Coffee →
Mexico

Mexico

Region: Central America
Profile: Chocolate, nutty, savory
Production: 516 million lbs (2.6% global production)
Global Rank: 9
Varieties: 96% Arabica, 4% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Mexican Coffee →
Guatemala

Guatemala

Region: Central America
Profile: Chocolate, nutty, savory
Production: 450 million lbs (2.3% global production)
Global Rank: 10
Varieties: 98% Arabica, 2% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Guatemalan Coffee →
Peru

Peru

Region: South America
Profile: Nutty, vanilla
Production: 424 million lbs (2.2% global production)
Global Rank: 11
Varieties: 94% Arabica, 6% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Peruvian Coffee →
Nicaragua

Nicaragua

Region: Central America
Profile: Tobacco
Production: 291 million lbs (1.5% global production)
Global Rank: 12
Varieties: 98% Arabica, 2% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Nicaraguan Coffee →
China

China

Region: Asia
Profile: Earthy, balanced
Production: 258 million lbs (1.3% global production)
Global Rank: 13
Varieties: 99% Arabica, 1% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Chinese Coffee →
Cote d'Ivoire

Cote d'Ivoire

Region: West Africa
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 238 million lbs (1.2% global production)
Global Rank: 14
Varieties: 0% Arabica, 100% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Cote d'Ivoire Coffee →
United States

United States

Region: North America
Profile: Earthy, woody
Production: 234 million lbs (1.2% global production)
Global Rank: 15
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about American Coffee →
Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Region: Central America
Profile: Chocolate, nutty, savory
Production: 197 million lbs (1.0% global production)
Global Rank: 16
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Costa Rican Coffee →
Kenya

Kenya

Region: East Africa
Profile: Dried fruit, raisin
Production: 110 million lbs (0.6% global production)
Global Rank: 17
Varieties: 90% Arabica, 10% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Kenyan Coffee →
Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea

Region: Oceania
Profile: Chocolate, tropical, citrus
Production: 106 million lbs (0.5% global production)
Global Rank: 18
Varieties: 94% Arabica, 6% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Papua New Guinea Coffee →
Tanzania

Tanzania

Region: East Africa
Profile: Fruity, berry, cedar
Production: 106 million lbs (0.5% global production)
Global Rank: 19
Varieties: 70% Arabica, 30% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Tanzania Coffee →
El Salvador

El Salvador

Region: Central America
Profile: Chocolate, nutty, savory
Production: 101 million lbs (0.5% global production)
Global Rank: 20
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about El Salvador Coffee →
Ecuador

Ecuador

Region: South America
Profile: Floral, fruity, creamy
Production: 92 million lbs (0.5% global production)
Global Rank: 21
Varieties: 55% Arabica, 45% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Ecuador Coffee →
Cameroon

Cameroon

Region: Central Africa
Profile: Chocolate, mellow
Production: 75 million lbs (0.4% global production)
Global Rank: 22
Varieties: 20% Arabica, 80% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Cameroon Coffee →
Laos

Laos

Region: Asia
Profile: Citrus, floral, chocolate
Production: 69 million lbs (0.4% global production)
Global Rank: 23
Varieties: 15% Arabica, 85% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Laos Coffee →
Madagascar

Madagascar

Region: East Africa
Profile: Bourbon, bitter
Production: 69 million lbs (0.4% global production)
Global Rank: 24
Varieties: 2% Arabica, 98% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Madagascar Coffee →
Gabon

Gabon

Region: Central Africa
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 66 million lbs (0.3% global production)
Global Rank: 25
Varieties: 0% Arabica, 100% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Gabon Coffee →
Thailand

Thailand

Region: Asia
Profile: Citrus, smooth
Production: 66 million lbs (0.3% global production)
Global Rank: 26
Varieties: 1% Arabica, 99% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Thai Coffee →
Venezuela

Venezuela

Region: South America
Profile: Sweet, rich, balanced
Production: 66 million lbs (0.3% global production)
Global Rank: 27
Varieties: 98% Arabica, 2% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Venezuelan Coffee →
Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

Region: Caribbean
Profile: Earthy, creamy
Production: 53 million lbs (0.3% global production)
Global Rank: 28
Varieties: 99% Arabica, 1% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Dominican Coffee →
Haiti

Haiti

Region: Caribbean
Profile: Sweet, smooth
Production: 46 million lbs (0.2% global production)
Global Rank: 29
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Haitian Coffee →
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Region: Central Africa
Profile: Citrus, dried fruit
Production: 44 million lbs (0.2% global production)
Global Rank: 30
Varieties: 21% Arabica, 79% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Democratic Republic of the Congo Coffee →
Rwanda

Rwanda

Region: East Africa
Profile: Dried fruit, spicy
Production: 33 million lbs (0.2% global production)
Global Rank: 31
Varieties: 97% Arabica, 3% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Rwanda Coffee →
Burundi

Burundi

Region: East Africa
Profile: Dried fruit, spicy
Production: 26 million lbs (0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 32
Varieties: 96% Arabica, 4% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Burundi Coffee →
Philippines

Philippines

Region: Asia
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 26 million lbs (0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 33
Varieties: 9% Arabica, 90% Robusta, 1% Liberica
Learn more about Philippines Coffee →
Togo

Togo

Region: West Africa
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 26 million lbs (0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 34
Varieties: 1% Arabica, 99% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Togo Coffee →
Guinea

Guinea

Region: West Africa
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 21 million lbs (0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 35
Varieties: 0% Arabica, 100% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Guinea Coffee →
Malaysia

Malaysia

Region: Asia
Profile: Earthy, woody
Production: 21 million lbs (0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 36
Varieties: 1% Arabica, 4% Robusta, 95% Liberica
Learn more about Malaysian Coffee →
Yemen

Yemen

Region: Middle East
Profile: Sandalwood, nutmeg, spice, berry
Production: 16 million lbs (0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 37
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Yemen Coffee →
Burma

Burma

Region: Asia
Profile: Earthy, herbaceous
Production: 15 million lbs (0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 38
Varieties: 80% Arabica, 20% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Burma Coffee →
Cuba

Cuba

Region: Caribbean
Profile: Earthy, bitter, tobacco
Production: 13 million lbs (0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 39
Varieties: 95% Arabica, 5% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Cuban Coffee →
Panama

Panama

Region: Central America
Profile: Floral, honeysuckle, bergamot
Production: 13 million lbs (0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 40
Varieties: 82% Arabica, 18% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Panama Coffee →
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Region: Asia
Profile: Rich, chocolate
Production: 12 million lbs (0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 41
Varieties: 50% Arabica, 50% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Sri Lanka Coffee →
Bolivia

Bolivia

Region: South America
Profile: Sweet, fruity, bright
Production: 12 million lbs (0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 42
Varieties: 95% Arabica, 5% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Bolivian Coffee →
East Timor

East Timor

Region: Asia
Profile: Robust, citrusy
Production: 11 million lbs (0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 43
Varieties: 80% Arabica, 20% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about East Timor Coffee →
Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

Region: Caribbean
Profile: Rich, sweet
Production: 10 million lbs (0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 44
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Puerto Rican Coffee →
Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea

Region: Central Africa
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 9.4 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 45
Varieties: 0% Arabica, 100% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Equatorial Guinea Coffee →
Central African Republic

Central African Republic

Region: Central Africa
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 8.6 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 46
Varieties: 0% Arabica, 100% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Central African Republic Coffee →
Nigeria

Nigeria

Region: West Africa
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 5.3 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 47
Varieties: 0% Arabica, 100% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Nigerian Coffee →
Ghana

Ghana

Region: West Africa
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 4.9 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 48
Varieties: 0% Arabica, 100% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Ghana Coffee →
Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

Region: West Africa
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 4.8 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 49
Varieties: 0% Arabica, 100% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Sierra Leone Coffee →
Angola

Angola

Region: South Africa
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 4.6 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 50
Varieties: 0% Arabica, 100% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Angola Coffee →
Nepal

Nepal

Region: Asia
Profile: Earth, spicy, clove
Production: 3.5 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 51
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Nepal Coffee →
Jamaica

Jamaica

Region: Caribbean
Profile: Fruity, chocolate, creamy
Production: 2.8 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 52
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Jamaican Coffee →
Republic of the Congo

Republic of the Congo

Region: Central Africa
Profile: Citrusy, dried fruits
Production: 2.7 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 53
Varieties: 20% Arabica, 80% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Republic of the Congo Coffee →
Paraguay

Paraguay

Region: South America
Profile: Chocolate, nutty, savory
Production: 2.6 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 54
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Paraguay Coffee →
Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Region: West Africa
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 2.1 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 55
Varieties: 0% Arabica, 100% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Burkina Faso Coffee →
Malawi

Malawi

Region: South Africa
Profile: Dried fruit, raisin, chocolate
Production: 2.1 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 56
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Malawi Coffee →
Taiwan

Taiwan

Region: Asia
Profile: Fruity, raisins
Production: 2 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 57
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Taiwan Coffee →
Mozambique

Mozambique

Region: South Africa
Profile: Smoky, liquorice
Production: 1.7 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 58
Varieties: 11% Arabica, 88% Robusta, 1% Liberica
Learn more about Mozambique Coffee →
Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago

Region: Caribbean
Profile: Fruity, chocolate
Production: 1.6 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 59
Varieties: 64% Arabica, 36% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Trinidad and Tobago Coffee →
Australia

Australia

Region: Oceania
Profile: Chocolate, nutty
Production: 1.3 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 60
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Australian Coffee →
Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

Region: South Africa
Profile: Berry, citrus
Production: 1.3 million lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 61
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Zimbabwe Coffee →
Cambodia

Cambodia

Region: Asia
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 804,460 lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 62
Varieties: 0% Arabica, 100% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Cambodian Coffee →
Liberia

Liberia

Region: West Africa
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 793,000 lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 63
Varieties: 0% Arabica, 95% Robusta, 5% Liberica
Learn more about Liberian Coffee →
Zambia

Zambia

Region: South Africa
Profile: Sweet, fruity
Production: 264,000 lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 64
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Zambia Coffee →
South Africa

South Africa

Region: South Africa
Profile: Citrus, fruity, blueberry
Production: 210,000 lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 65
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about South African Coffee →
Benin

Benin

Region: West Africa
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 110,200 lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 66
Varieties: 0% Arabica, 99% Robusta, 1% Liberica
Learn more about Benin Coffee →
Suriname

Suriname

Region: South America
Profile: Chocolate, nutty
Production: 26,448 lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 67
Varieties: 80% Arabica, 20% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Suriname Coffee →
South Sudan

South Sudan

Region: North Africa
Profile: Earthy, bitter
Production: 18,149 lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 68
Varieties: 0% Arabica, 100% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about South Sudan Coffee →
Brunei

Brunei

Region: Asia
Profile: Earthy, woody
Production: 4,000 lbs (<0.1% global production)
Global Rank: 69
Varieties: 100% Arabica, 0% Robusta, 0% Liberica
Learn more about Brunei Coffee →

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Nespresso Essenza Plus

Coffee Quality (40%)
88
Design & Features (20%)
88
Durability (20%)
90
Ease of Use (10%)
95
Brand Reliability (10%)
92
Overall
90
Nespresso Essenza Plus
The Bottom Line
A hair larger than the Essenza Mini, the Essenza Plus offers a similar espresso experience with a larger 34 oz reservoir and a handy one-touch capsule ordering button right on the machine.
Best For Basic Espresso

Nespresso Creatista Plus

Coffee Quality (40%)
92
Design & Features (20%)
94
Durability (20%)
92
Ease of Use (10%)
95
Brand Reliability (10%)
92
Overall
93
Nespresso Creatista Plus
The Bottom Line
The Cadillac of Nespresso's universe, the Creatista Plus lets you customize your favorites with a digital display panel that offers size selections from 0.85-5 oz, 3 milk temps, and 3 milk textures for a luxurious experience.
Best For Milk-Based Drinks

Nespresso Evoluo

Coffee Quality (40%)
82
Design & Features (20%)
90
Durability (20%)
90
Ease of Use (10%)
93
Brand Reliability (10%)
92
Overall
87
Nespresso Evoluo
The Bottom Line
Nespresso's best VertuoLine model, the Evoluo brews 0.3-17 oz coffee with the largest reservoir (60 oz) and used capsule capacity (17) and shortest time to brew (15 seconds). If you want a VertuoLine, you want the Evoluo.
Best For Tall Coffee Drinkers

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