Coffee production in India is dominated in the hill tracts of South Indian states, with production of 8,200 tonnes per year. The state of Karnataka accounts for 71%, followed by Kerala (21%) and Tamil Nadu (5%). Indian coffee is said to be the finest coffee grown in the shade rather than direct sunlight anywhere in the world.
Size: 3.287 million km²
Capital City: New Delhi
Population: 1.324 billion
Languages: Hindi, English
Average farm size: 10 aces or smaller
Annual production: 5.4 million bags
Bags exported annually: 5.8 millions bags
Annual domestic consumption: 400,000 bags
Growing regions and sizes: Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu
Varieties: Kent, Cauvery, Catimor and Catura. 30% arabica, 70% robusta.
Processing Methods: Washed, dry processing and wet processing
Bag Size: 60 kg
Harvest Period: January to February
Shipment Period: March to June