Coffee Glossary : Z
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Zambia. Some estate coffees from eastern Zambia (Zambia is located in south-central Africa) appear in the North American specialty market. They tend toward the softer, less acidy version of the Africa profile.
Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe coffee exhibits excellent cup presence and the vibrant, winy acidity characteristic of East Africa coffees. Some rank it second in quality only to Kenya among Africa coffees. Most is grown in the Chipinga region, along the eastern border with Mozambique.
Adapted from Coffee: A Guide to Buying, Brewing & Enjoying; Espresso: Ultimate Coffee; and Home Coffee Roasting: Romance & Revival. St. Martin's Press.
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