Coffee Fact: Japan imports over 430,000 tonnes of coffee a year


In a country famous for its tea, the Japanese are increasingly turning to coffee as a quick-fix to help ease the daily grind. Hipster cafes are popping up everywhere, offering exquisitely curated beverages to satisfy even the fussiest of caffeine addicts.

Japan imports over 430,000 tonnes of coffee a year – behind only the United States and Germany – and boasts some of the world’s top baristas.