– compared to Robusta and Arabica in the commercial world, Kona is much smaller yet very expensive
– grows in the country of Hawaii
– has a very high demand worldwide due to its powerful aroma
– is rarely blended with other kinds of drink flavorings
Robusta-covers 40% of the coffee production in the whole world
– it has a very high resistance to weather and disease
– can be blended with other coffee blends because of its strong flavor giving every coffee a “kick”
– does not vary in flavors compared to Arabica
– was discovered while growing naturally in an area now called as the “Democratic Republic of Congo”
– covers 60% of the coffee production in the whole world
– very vulnerable to pests, disease and frost which makes it expensive
– can be used on its wholesome form as well as it can be used as a base with Robusta for coffee blends
– Arabica coffee beans still vary accordingly to the region where they are grown and used
– produces a superior grade of coffee known as the gourmet coffee because it contains half of the Robusta caffeine as well as more aromatic properties and desirable flavorings
Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Angola, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Timor, Borneo, Vietnam, and Celebes.
Columbia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Hawaii, Yemen, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Papua New Guinea.
Brazil and India.