Thursday, June 18, 2009

Chart of the World's Leading Coffees, 1922

COMMERCIAL COFFEE CHART
The World's Leading Growths, with Market Names and General Trade Characteristics
Grand Division Country Principal Shipping
Ports
Best Known
Market Names
Trade Characteristics
North America Mexico Vera Cruz Coatepec
Huatusco
Orizaba
Greenish to yellow
bean; mild flavor.
Central America Guatemala Puerto Barrios Cobán
Antigua
Waxy, bluish bean;
mellow flavor.
Salvador La Libertad Santa Ana
Santa Tecla
Smooth, green bean;
neutral flavor.
Costa Rica Puerto Limon Costa Ricas Blue-greenish bean;
mild flavor.
West Indies Haiti Cape Haitien Haiti Blue bean; rich, fairly
acid; sweet flavor.
Santo Domingo Santo Domingo Santo Domingo Flat, greenish-yellow
bean; strong flavor.
Jamaica Kingston Blue Mountain Bluish-green bean;
rich, full flavor.
Porto Rico Ponce Porto Ricans Gray-blue bean;
strong, heavy flavor.
South America Colombia Savanilla Medellin
Manizales, Bogota
Bucaramanga
Greenish-yellow bean;
rich, mellow flavor.
Venezuela La Guaira
Maracaibo
Merida
Cucuta
Caracas
Greenish-yellow bean;
mild, mellow flavor.
Brazil Santos Santos Small bean; mild flavor.
Rio de Janeiro Rio Large bean; strong cup.
Asia Arabia Aden Mocha Small, short, green
to yellow bean;
unique, mild flavor.
India Madras
Calicut
Mysore
Coorg (Kurg)
Small to large,
blue-green bean;
strong flavor.
East India Islands Malay States Penang (Geo't'n)
Singapore
Straits
Liberian, Robusta
Liberian and Robusta
growths from Malaysia.
Sumatra Padang Mandheling
Ankola
Ayer Bangies
Large, yellow to
brown bean; heavy
body; exquisite flavor.
Java Batavia Preanger
Cheribon, Kroe
Small, blue to yellow
bean; light in cup.
Celebes Menado
Macassar
Minahassa Large, yellow bean;
aromatic cup.
Africa Abyssinia Jibuti Harar
Abyssinia
Large, blue to yellow
bean; very like Mocha.
Pacific Islands Hawaiian
Islands
Honolulu Kona
Puna
Large, blue, flinty
bean; mildly acid.
Philippines Manila Manila Yellow and brown large
bean; mild cup.

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