Coffee(咖啡) Unique island coffee flavor
Seasonal Fresh January~March & October~December
Origin Taitung City、Yanping Township、Beinan Township、Luye Township、Guanshan Township、Haiduan Township、Chishang Township、Donghe Township、Chenggong Township、Changbin Township、Taimali Township、Jinfeng Township、Dawu Township、Daren Township
In order to increase the production of the fruit, coffee farmers usually trim the coffee tree to less than two meters tall. The mature fruit of a coffee tree looks like cherries. A pair of seeds, known as coffee beans, has to be removed, and undergoes a process of peeling, fermentation and baking. Finally, a cup of aromatic coffee is completed.
So far, the world’s largest coffee cultivation country is Brazil. Comparing to other large coffee-production countries, coffee-growing in Taiwan belongs to small-scale farming. Taiwan's cultivation of coffee began in the 18th century and there was a coffee nursery development center in Taiyuan Basin, Taitung during the Japanese colonial period. Taitung's favorable weather and sufficient sunlight are conducive to cultivating coffee, and the coffee produced here has an island flavor. Currently, Taitung County Government and Farmers' Association position Taitung coffee's direction as fine coffee, hoping to make a hit with island flavor coffee.