Ethiopia, which is the origin of Arabica coffee, is renowned for its unique Yirgacheffe, Sidamo, and Harar Arabica varieties, while Kenya’s fine Arabica beans grown at high altitudes near Mount Kenya are in equally high demand. While Africa is the second-largest continent in the world, many of its countries have preferred tea over coffee. … African countries are not a leader in coffee consumption at all. In fact, many African countries do not even drink coffee. However, that fact is rapidly changing
African coffees are typically characterized by bright acidity with wine-like, floral, and fruity flavors. … Coffee experts have long since recognized Ethiopia and Kenya for their premium-quality, specialty-grade coffee varieties such as Typica, SL-28, Kenya AA coffee, and the famed Gesha varietal.