89% of the coffee roasted in the EU is produced in six countries, with Italy and Germany being the absolute leaders.

To mark International Coffee Day, celebrated on 1 October, Eurostat has summarised 2020 data.

EU countries produced 1.9 million tonnes of coffee in 2020 – 10% more than in 2010, worth around €11bn. This is about 4.2 kg for each inhabitant of the bloc.

First place went to Italy – 32% of all coffee produced in the EU was processed there. In second place is Germany with 30%. The next places, with a significant lag, were occupied by France (8%), the Netherlands, Spain (7% each) and Sweden (5%).

Coffee imports to the EU in 2020 increased by 7% compared to 2010 and amounted to 2.9 million tons worth 7.5 billion euros.

Most coffee imports into the bloc come from two countries – Brazil (32%) and Viet Nam (22%). Other important suppliers are Honduras (7%), Uganda (6%), Colombia (5%), India (4%), Peru, Ethiopia and Indonesia (3%).

The largest volumes of coffee went to the leading countries in the list of processors, Italy (19%) and Germany (38%).