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The tourism potential behind one of the world's best-loved drinks


Parque del Café


Coffee‘n’coasters


Coffee is arguably one of the world's most popular drinks, creating a livelihood for nearly 25 million people around the world. In Latin America, home to around half the world's producers, it is also good for tourism, reveals Astrid González Nariño


producing areas in the United States (Hawaii, Puerto Rico) and Australia. Yet it is in Latin America where the culture behind the planting, harvesting and roasting of coffee has become a particularly great attraction for tourists. Taking the


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ore than 50 countries in the tropical and subtropical areas of Asia, Africa, and Latin America produce coffee; they are even coffee


famous drink as their inspiration, several theme parks have been created, especially in Colombia, which has at least 10 tourisy establishments dedicated to coffee! Costa Rica and Perú are not far behind.


COLOMBIA According to figures from the National Federation of Coffee Growers, Colombia is the world's third largest producer, after Brazil and Vietnam. The region where the greatest number of crops is recorded is Eje Cafetero in the midwest of the country, recognised as a World Heritage Site or “Coffee Cultural Landscape”. Over the years. the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Colombia has invested more than 79,000 million pesos in tourism infrastructure here.


Parque del Café


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