Kazakh News Agency/Nur-Sultan/February 19 – Kazakhstan produced 18,700 tons of coffee and tea in 2020, an increase of 19.9%year-on-year.
Among them, most of the tea and coffee are produced in Almaty. Specifically, the output of tea and coffee in Almaty in 2020 will be 12,600 tons. Followed by Shymkent City (41,000 tons), Almaty Region (12,000 tons) and Karaganda Region (8,000 tons).
According to the results for the first 11 months of 2020, local companies have met 32.1%of the demand, compared with 26.6%a year ago.
Last year, imports of tea and coffee decreased by 3.6%to 36,300 tons.
During the reporting period, 47,700 tons of coffee and tea were sold in the domestic market, a year-on-year decrease of 4.6%. In currency terms, imports amounted to US$101.2 million.
Kazakhstan mainly imports tea and coffee from Kenya, India and Russia.
In the third quarter of 2020, the average Kazakhs consume 58 grams of coffee, 412 grams of black tea and 33 grams of green tea.