Colombia has for years been recognized as one of the world’s most important coffee growing countries. For decades Colombia ranked firmly as the second largest producing nation in the world after Brazil, until Vietnam in the 1999-2000 crop cycle overtook the South American producer in volume. But Colombia’s continues to be the world’s largest producer of high quality “mild washed Arabica coffee” and after suffering a 5-year crisis with annual output severely affected by what primarily is attributed to climate change, production numbers are now starting to show signs of real recovery.
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