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Palm and rubber farmers in Krabi hare being encouraged to grow coffee, as demand rises faster in Asia than in other parts of the world. On a visit to a community coffee enterprise in Krabi’s Khlong Thom Nua, Deputy Commerce Minister Sinit Lertkrai said on Tuesday…. “Krabi’s coffee is gaining international attention thanks to its certification as a GI product.” GI identifies a product as originating in a particular country, region or locality where its quality, reputation or other characteristics are linked to its geographical origin. Coffee consumption in Asia has risen 1.5% over the past five years, beating Europe’s […]

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1 hour ago, Maikel said:

Krabi has no altitude for grow a qulity coffe.

The Thai coffee must grow on Chiang Mai.

Actually Krabi is an ideal area to grow "robusta" beans... but not "arabica" beans.

There are four types of coffee beans... each with its own growing requirements and flavor.

As a side note... if you are typical Thai coffee drinker who adds milk and sugar a rubusta bean retains its flavor and caffeine better than an arabica bean. 

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