- 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.