Coffee from Travancore (Kerala)

Travancore is an erstwhile princely state in southern Kerala, where lotus flowers are often found growing in shallow waters. Two separate coffee growing areas are part of the region – Idduki (mostly Robusta) and Nelliampathys (both Arabica and Robusta). The mountains of Idduki are of medium to high elevation, and are also home to numerous plantation crops, spices and medicinal plants. Nelliampathys, on the other hand, is well known for CxR variety of Robustas. These Robustas have a full body and sweet taste with very little bitterness.