Does Philippines have good coffee?
In the coffee world, the Philippines are unique. Due to its climate and environment, it is one of the few countries in the world that produce four (yes four!) viable coffee varieties: Arabica, Robusta, Excelsa, and Liberica.
Is coffee native to the Philippines?
Coffee was introduced in the Philippines as early as 1730, when a Franciscan friar planted the first coffee tree in Lipa, Batangas. Coffee introduced from the Philippines came from Mexico.
Where is coffee grown and why?
Coffee grows in around eighty countries in South and Central America, the Caribbean, Africa and Asia. Arabica coffee accounts for about three-quarters of coffee cultivated worldwide. It is grown throughout Latin America, Central and East Africa, India and, to some extent, Indonesia.