With 133 tons of green coffee per year no. 63 of the world-wide coffee production.
- In 1912 French businessmen set up large plantations. Slavery was forbidden.
- Coffee, cocoa and spices were grown at the time by forced laborers.
- Since the main islands of Grande Comore, Anjouan and Mohéli are of volcanic origin, they offer ideal conditions for cultivation.
- Many plantations were abandoned after the independence of the country in 1975.
- There is also a wild Coffea species in the Comoros.
- Coffea humblotiana is a large coffee plant with good taste and grows exclusively on the island of Grande Comore (Njazidja).
- A pilot project in June 2018 aims to revive the coffee and cocoa industry.