Collections and Publications
Coffee has been one of the most highly demanded commodities in the world for centuries. It is produced in over 70 countries worldwide and is a primary export for several Latin American nations including Brazil, Guatemala, and Colombia. Vanderbilt is home to the Institute for Coffee Studies, which explores the multiple aspects of this important export, from the farmers’ cultivation of the beans to the complexities of trade to the rise in fair trade marketing. Visit vanderbilt.edu/ics/about/ for more information.