Latin America coffee varieties have a rich history and grow in different regions. Some are shade grown, high altitude in the mountains while other coffee varieties strive my volcanic soil.
Main countries that produce coffee and their varieties in Latin America are:
Typica, Caturra and some Castillo.
Produces both Robusta and Arabica. Arabica varieties include Mundo Novo, Yellow Bourbon, Caturra and Catuai.
Typica, Caturra and Castillo.
Villa Sarchi, Caturra, Catuai.
Mostly Typica, some Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai and Catimor.
Typica, Caturra and some Catuai.
Typica, Caturra, Bourbon. Produces some Robusta coffee in some regions.
Bourbon, Pacas, Pacamara and other mixed coffee varietals.
Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai, Maragogype, and Pache.
Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai and Typica.
Bourbon, Typica, Caturra, Maragogype.
Mainly Caturra and Bourbon.
Typica, Caturra, Bourbon, Catuai, Geisha and San Ramon.
Bourbon, Typica, Caturra, Pache, Mundo Novo, Catuai and Catimor
Typica, Bourbon, Mundo Novo and Caturra.
I will be creating a taste profile for each of these coffee varieties in my next post. Think which one you would like to taste. Image yourself walking in New York City or your favorite city while enjoying one of these coffee varieties.