India grows world's best shade grown coffee, offering intriguing subtlety and stimulating intensity. We source specialty grade arabica coffee from the award winning farms in Chikmagalur, Karnataka.
How did it begin?
The journey of coffee in India began around four hundred years ago, when the legendary Indian saint "Baba Budan" smuggled seven magical beans from distant Yemen and planted them in Chandragiri Hills of Karnataka (Coorg, Southern India) in 1670
How is it grown?
Unlike other types of coffee in the world that are grown under direct sun light, the India coffees are grown under shade. India is the only country that grows all its coffees under shade.
The magical taste of Indian Coffee
India is the 6th largest producer of coffee in the world. About 70% of the Indian coffee production is exported. It is often said, the Indian coffee grower pours its life into the crop. Is it any wonder then that India has consistently produced and exported a remarkable variety of high-quality coffees for over one hundred and fifty years.
Indian Coffee and its standing in the world
Typically mild and not too acidic, Indian coffees possess an exotic full-bodied taste and a fine aroma. It has a unique historic flavour. The sensations of aroma, flavour, body and acidity that you enjoy with each coffee experience is rooted the mystical beginnings of coffee from the seven magical beans of Yemen.