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THE AFRICAN COFFEES


Coffee in Ivory Coast



Africa is the continent of origin of coffee. Ivory Coast is the largest producer of this area. The majority of the Ivorian population lives besides coffee, chocolate before. There are mainly robusta variety more full-bodied and less consumed in Western countries.


Ivorian coffee production

The Arabic word Cahouah , meant the drink from the province of Kaffa, a province of south-western Ethiopia. Then he turned into qahvè in Turkey and caffè in Italy. Today, the name refers to both coffee beverage, coffee fruit and the institution where you consume this drink.

Produce 200,000 at 300 000 tonnes of coffee beans. This is the objective reach the Ivorian government intends to 2016, thanks to its new recovery plan of the coffee sector.

Indeed, if the 1999-2000 campaign, the country ranked second in Africa and fourth in the world with a production of about 250 000 tonnes, its performance has since dropped well.

Between 2000 and 2011, production of Ivorian coffee fell to 80,000 tonnes. A performance that made ​​him lose six place African and 8 ranking in the world rankings and now ranks 15th in the world.

Advances to justify these cons-performance reasons are mainly the fall in world prices of the commodity and the various political crises rocked Côte d'Ivoire between 1999 and 2010.

Preferring to look to the future and hoping to renew the Ivorian miracle, the authorities rely on the rehabilitation of more than 75,000 hectares of orchards, capacity of more than 100 000 producers and the establishment of land for the development of premium coffees.

About eight billion FCFA will be required Ivorian Cocoa Bar Council to achieve these major actions , as well as qualify Nguessan Edouard Kouassi.

Nestlé and coffee in Ivory Coast

With the growing demand for coffee in the world and in Ivory Coast, improved practices in coffee farming is important for farmers.

To cope with demand, Nestlé is committed to providing the Ivorian farmers by 2020 Over 27 million high-yield plants that will be developed by the Centre for Research and Development of Nestlé in Abidjan.

The objective is to ensure a sustainable supply of coffee by working closely with farmers while ensuring price competitive, transparency and traceability.

Nestlé's work with the Ivorian farmers part of the plan Nescafé. -A global initiative deployed in Brazil, China, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, India, Indonesia, Mexico, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Kenya.

The company has partnered with local organizations in Côte d'Ivoire: National Centre for Agronomic Research (CNRA) and the Council of Coffee and Cocoa (CCC).

Ivorian Coffee consumption

Ivorian consumes less than one kilo of coffee per year.

Ivorian coffees brands




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