Coffee dates back centuries ago in Ethiopia. Being the oldest, it still is one of the most tempting beverages in the world. Coffee has become an important part of Indian households as well. Resurgence in amazing coffee brands has also seen the youth swerving away from the traditional cutting tea addiction.
India is currently home to over 16 varieties of coffee that is grown across 13 districts. India is the 5th largest producer of coffee in the world and Karnataka contributes almost 70% to that coffee production. There is a new trend that has started in India with local coffee brands starting outlets. While there is nothing better than a sip of warm coffee, sipping the right coffee is also extremely important. Here is the list of the best coffee available in India.
10. Cafe Rio
Cafe Rio is one of the most popular coffee brands available in India. This brand is loved by people who enjoy a rich roasted coffee flavor. The coffee beans for Cafe Rio are handpicked from some of the best coffee estates and they stand out when it comes to flavor. The beans are roasted under expert guidance which gives it a rich and unique aroma. You will indeed relish your moment when you sip on a cup of Cafe Rio coffee.
The brand sells two major coffee powder packs which are medium roast or dark roast. The medium roast coffee if for people who enjoy a light to medium cup of coffee, and the dark roast if for people who like their coffee strong. You can pick up a pack of Cafe Rio coffee from leading super markets all across India.
9. Bayar’s Coffee
Bayar’s Coffee is a local Indian coffee brand that begun in the year 1956. Me. RamchandraRao, the owner of Bayar’s Coffee is an expert in roasting some of the finest coffee beans to deliver a strong cup of coffee that everyone will enjoy. This coffee has been listed as one of the top coffees in India for a long time now. The brand is best known to infuse their coffee with some modern flavors in order to add to the excitement of the coffee. There are a number of roasting parameters that Bayar’s Coffee follows in order for them to get the perfectly roasted coffee that is delicious to taste.
Lavazza is one of best coffee brands available in India. It was founded by Luigi Lavazza in 1895 in Italy. Although it was initially sold in a small grocery store, today Lavazza has become one of the most trusted brands of coffee in India.
Lavazza claims the largest chunk of coffee drinkers across the world and has gained immense popularity in India as well. Their most popular flavors in India as Crema e Aroma, Crema e Gusto and Grand’Espresso.
Narasu’s is one of the leading coffee brands in India. The brand is mostly popular in Southern Indian homes where they love the traditional roasted filter coffee flavor. This brand focuses on high quality coffee beans that are ground to perfection after a long roasting process. This coffee has a robust flavor and if you are a coffee lover, you will enjoy this coffee flavor. A number of supermarkets stock up on Narasu’s coffee which is available in different packages.
6. Blue Tokai
Blue Tokai is one of the best home grown coffee brands in India. The coffee beans are handpicked from various farms in India and the aroma from the coffee is simply irresistible. Blue Tokai offers some of the best ground coffee at your doorstep.
This brand was formed by the duo of Matt Chitharanjan and NamrataAsthana. The coffee made by Blue Tokai is roasted with immense care and is roasted only on order. Once the coffee is ground, it is shipped the very next day to the customer giving them the opportunity to enjoy the full flavor of it.
The tagline for Leo says it all – ‘The Pure Taste Of Tradition’. Leo has made a name in Indian markets and is known for amazing purity and quality. Leo was founded by PRK Nadar in 1910 and has the most distinct coffee flavor that is enjoyed by coffee lovers across India. Leo has become one of the leading coffee brands In Tamil Nadu and India. Leo Coffee is known for taking special care from the coffee bean to the cup of coffee that is served to coffee lovers.
Davidoff is one of the luxury coffee brands that is available in India. This coffee is made using 100% Arabica beans which are considered the best coffee beans in the world. The coffee is roasted in a well balanced environment in order to preserve maximum flavor of the beans during the roasting process. There are various things that Davidoff takes into consideration before roasting the coffee beans just so they can preserve the flavor of the coffee.
This is one of the best quality coffees available in India. There is a large variety of flavors that Davidoff has to offer and if you’re not too sure about the flavor, you can always head to the nearest Davidoff cafe and try out some of the best coffees before you pick up a pack for you.
Bru Coffee needs no introduction. Bru was the first ever filter coffee sold by a brand in India. Developed in 1968, Bru is a product of Hindustan Unilever and is one of the most popular brands in India. Bru coffee can be found at any shop across India and they have a hold on almost 49.6% of Indian coffee market. Bru has always tried to bring the best coffee taste to each household in India. Bru has also set up exclusive Bru World Cafe’s across major cities in India.
Tata coffee has been around in India for a very long time. The brand has over 19 coffee estates and they grow their own coffee beans. One of the best things about Tata is that they are following the eco friendly path and focus on high quality coffee without harming the environment. They are one of the largest sellers of coffee powder in India.
Nescafe is definitely one of the most popular brands of coffee in India. It was launched in 1938 in Switzerland and has been popular across various countries. Nescafe is one of the most loved and oldest coffee brands in India. It has many manufacturing units and coffee machines set up at many public places due to its popularity. Nescafe is known to sell over 700 million coffee cups on a daily basis. It has a whopping 55% share of the Indian market and is available in almost 180 countries.