The Bean Scene – Blue Tokai Coffee | Monocle

  • Date:May, 2014

India might be the world’s fifth-largest producer of coffee but little of it is drunk domestically. Around 80 per cent of its harvest is exported, particularly the best-quality beans. As a result, it can be hard to find freshly roasted coffee anywhere, particularly in the tea-drinking north.

But husband-and-wife duo Matt Chitharanjan and Namrata Asthana are determined to change that. A year ago, the pair launched Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters – in an annex attached to Asthana’s parents’ home in Delhi.

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