Robusta Coffee

Robusta coffee beans have a slightly bitter taste and contain more caffeine than its arabica counterpart. Low quality blends consists of a mix of arabica and robusta beans or entirely of robusta beans.

Countries that produce robusta coffee beans include: Brazil, India, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Angola, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Timor, Borneo, Vietnam, and Celebes.

Robusta coffee futures are traded under ticker symbol RC at the NYSE Liffe London.