Coffee Origins 2013: Different Philippine coffee sources

Coffee Origins 2013THIS ANNUAL EVENT is showcasing coffees from different parts of the Philippines and taste them for free! The event will run until 22 October 2013 at Greenbelt 5, Makati City. Click the left image for the schedule of activities.

DID YOU THAT THE PHILIPPINES is one of the few nations that grows and produces four commercially-viable coffee varieties because of the country’s soil and climatic conditions. These four varieties include Arabica, Liberica (Barako), Excelsa and Robusta.

Interestingly to note that Lipa (Batangas) was the host of the first coffee tree introduced by a Spanish Franciscan monk in 1740; ultimately Lipa became the coffee capital of the Philippines. And currently, the country is producing 30,000 metric tons of coffee yearly.

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~ by reymos on October 17, 2013.

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