Is arabica coffee considered to be better than robusta ?
Is arabica more quality coffee than robusta ? Which one is considered to be better and more popular ?
Some people prefer arabica coffee and other people prefer robusta, so it is difficult to say which one has better taste, because it is individual. The differences between coffees are quite large, but you can often come across with coffee blend or coffee mix, containing both arabica and robusta.
Arabica coffee is in general more difficult to grow, is more expensive, is more produced and is considered to have richer flavour.
Arabica coffee beans also have less caffeine than Robusta beans. Robusta has around 2.7% of caffeine content, what is almost the double than approximately 1.5% in Arabica coffee.