Ethiopian Coffee Declared the Best in the World.
8th Oct 2014 Have you ever pondered while sipping an excellent cup of coffee, where the best coffee in the world could possibly be from? If you have, and even if you haven’t, we intend to tell you. 11 coffee industry experts have all agreed that Ethiopian coffee is the best in the world. The nation topped the world coffee list with 25 points; followed by Kenya with 12 points and Colombia came third with 10 points
Ethiopia is where Coffee arabica originated from and is also the largest producer of coffee in Sub-Saharan Africa. The nation produces about 3% of the global coffee market. Sarah Allen, editor of Barista Magazine, the leading trade magazine for the international coffee community is quoted as saying. “For Ethiopia to produce ‘great’ coffee every year is because ‘it’s truly the birthplace of coffee’,
”Specialty coffees from Ethiopia are known for their syrupy body, which is a result of the dry processing method still popular with Ethiopian producers, in which the coffee’s cherry skin is left intact. This process also lends the coffee an exceptionally fruity and floral character,” she added.
This wonderful news leaves us in the mood for a cup of coffee, Ethiopian to be specific.