15 Countries where coffee comes from
Coffee beans are grown in subtropical countries because they need a lot of heat and rain.
Coffee plantations are found in the tropical belt between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, which is dotted with coffee plantations.
The coffee belt (what they call it) has more than 70 countries where coffee beans are grown or coffee fruits are picked.
More than 500 million people are involved in the coffee trade in one way or another.
Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world after oil.
Here you will find an overview of the top 15 coffee producing countries.