Coffee drinking is a big deal throughout Gran Canaria and nowhere more so than in the valley of Agaete, situated in the northwest of the island.
The ‘Valle de Agaete’ is renowned for it’s beauty, lush fertile lands and for the fact that it is the only place still growing and producing coffee in Europe. A small group of local farmers dedicated to maintaining the local coffee are cultivating approximately 17,000 plants and producing 1,500 kg of coffee a year. The ancient variety of coffee is renowned by coffee enthusiasts for its rich flavour and you can purchase the coffee both in the village of Agaete and via this link right here. Read more