Home » Glossary Item » Arabica


Posted by Svetlana Tokunova
Comments Off on Arabica

A type of coffee produced from a tree of the botanical species Coffea arabica.

Arabica coffees have distinctive characteristics which are affected by a number of factors including the processing method used. Mild Arabicas, including Colombian Arabicas, are produced by the wet method. Unwashed Arabicas are produced by the dry method. Countries producing Arabica coffee are grouped in one of the three groups of Arabica‑producing countries established under the Agreement, namely Colombian Mild Arabicas, Brazilian Natural Arabicas, and Other Mild Arabicas, according to the type of Arabica coffee they produce.

« Back to Glossary Index
Make the first comment

The comments are closed.