Ecuador is one of only 15 countries in the world that grows and exports both Arabica and Robusta coffee, the two main species of coffee produced and consumed in the world. Different ecosystems in Ecuador permit different coffee cultures to occur all over the country, including in the Galápagos Islands.

Main production areas:Loja, Quito, Pichincha; Intag, Imbabura, and more recently Cuenca and Azuay
Processing methods:Washed, Natural, some Honey and experimental processes

Bourbon, Typica, Caturra, Sidra

Port of shipment:Guayaquil
Harvest:Throughout the year     
Altitude range:

to 2400 masl

Export bag size:50-60 kg
Total yearly production:640 000 – 680 000 bags
Total number of coffee farmers:

70 000

Cup Profile:


Altura EP

Region:El Oro
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