Nepal — the latest specialty coffee grower

Himalayan climate is ideal for coffee growing but farmers face numerous hurdles

Nikkei Asian Review

KATHMANDU — As the aroma of freshly brewed coffee fills the air, Nima Tenjing Sherpa bends and perches his nose above a cup at a table inside a tiny roaster in a posh Kathmandu neighborhood. He inhales the fragrance, an act reminiscent of wine-tasting, then sips at the coffee. “It’s sweet with traces of fruit,” he says.


A History in Nepalese Coffee

A History in Nepalese Coffee
Thanksgiving Coffee
Not much was known about Nepal’s coffee experience in 1998 – so they sent me to find out. I was set down in a small city called Tenzen. I was housed …more