A country full of opposites
- From the Caribbean coast to the Andes, there is an altitude difference of almost 5,000 m! The climate and distribution of the population are correspondingly varied.
- Coffee was planted the first time in 1732 by Spanish missionaries in the Ciudad Guayana region.
- 50 years later the first coffee plantation – Hacienda La Floresta was created. Today it is used as a relaxation park in the city of Caracas
- Although oil dominates the Venezuelan economy, coffee has a long tradition, today with mostly small farms.
- Mostly Arabica Typica, Bourbon, Caturra and Mundo Novo are grown.
- The best coffees come from Táchira. Other areas of cultivation are Maracaibo, Mérida and Trujillo.
- At heights of 900 – 1,300 m the coffee plants grow and are picked by hand.
- Less than 1 % of the world’s coffee is produced here.
- And the bulk of the harvest remains for the private consumption in the country – the exported is for coffee lovers, because taste and quality are particularly good.
- Tastefully very light and fine the coffee from Venezuela is very sweet with a delicate body – ideal for the first coffee in the morning.
you can drink coffee everywhere at any time. That’s how you order:
- 25 % café 75 % milk
- 50 % café 50 % milk
- 5 % café with 95 % milk
- café with water
- strong café, without sugar
- café espresso