SAN FRANCISCO, US – The Consulate General of India in San Francisco, association with Girijan Cooperative Corporation, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh held a promotional event for Araku Valley Arabica Coffee on March 31, 2021 at Presidio Concordia Club with the participation of Venture Capitalists, Hoteliers, Community leaders, Restaurateurs and ethnic media following Covid protocols.
Araku Coffee is a GI tagged product from a beautiful valley in the eastern ghats of Andhra Pradesh near Visakhapatnam at an elevation of about 3000ft. Araku Coffee is already popular in France where it has won ‘Prix Epicures OR’, the first Indian coffee blend to have won such a prestigious honor.
The valley is home to 150 different tribal communities of India, which produce fruits, spices besides the unique coffee. Because of its characteristic aroma and qualities, the coffee got its Geographical Indication(GI) Tag in 2019.
The tribal farmers use standard organic farming practices and they are being helped by TRIFED of Government of India and Girijan Cooperative Corporation both in production and marketing of this coffee.
The Araku Coffee is available both in powder and instant coffee forms in the USA. Boomi Coffee is a hidden gem to the coffee industry. It is an instant coffee made from 100% pure Arabica coffee beans, with no filler or additives.