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Vietnam Coffee In Thailand

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I purchased on CoffeeDeliVietnam website, they are only selling some popular products by Trung Nguyen, but they know the coffee and told me that they will have more variety soon. Pretty good coffee I must say.

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I like it also, but i wonder why this coffee is so different ?

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if you like a chocolatey aroma, try Lom Huan coffee from Southern Thailand (Chumphon).

Its quite nice... and you can order by mail.

Do you have any contact details for this producer ?

I plan on visiting another place in Chumphon and might as well try a few..

Thanks

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Hey guys, I was just doing a search for ''buy Vietnamese coffee in Thailand'' and arrived here..!

Seems other folks are looking for the same thing...

I'll check out Coffevina in Sukhumvit later in the week.

Anyway, what amazes me is the fact that you CANNOT buy Vietnamese coffee in any of the big supermarkets here in Thailand...why don't the likes of big C or foodland stock it...violin.gif

AND yet Vietnamese coffee is probably the BEST coffee in the world... coffee1.gif

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"Anyway, what amazes me is the fact that you CANNOT buy Vietnamese coffee in any of the big supermarkets here in Thailand...why don't the likes of big C or foodland stock it... AND yet Vietnamese coffee is probably the BEST coffee in the world..."

I wonder why that is? I'm a new convert to Vietnamese coffee and I've been looking everywhere (Bangkok to Chiang mai). While I was doing my search I put Thai coffee through a taste test and none came close. I like Thai coffee (pick it over western anyday) but ... wow... Vietnamese coffee is fantastic.

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There is a shop on the ground floor of the Trendy Mall (Sukhumvit Soi 17 I think) in Bangkok, that sells Trung Nguyen. They have various types, prices seem to be around 200 to 250 THB for 250g.

You will know the shop when you see it - the window indicates nothing about coffee, but displays lots of model sailing ships.

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"Anyway, what amazes me is the fact that you CANNOT buy Vietnamese coffee in any of the big supermarkets here in Thailand...why don't the likes of big C or foodland stock it... AND yet Vietnamese coffee is probably the BEST coffee in the world..."

I wonder why that is? I'm a new convert to Vietnamese coffee and I've been looking everywhere (Bangkok to Chiang mai). While I was doing my search I put Thai coffee through a taste test and none came close. I like Thai coffee (pick it over western anyday) but ... wow... Vietnamese coffee is fantastic.

My understanding is that much of the Vietnamese coffee is roasted in butter, which imparts that rich, chocolatey flavour.

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"Anyway, what amazes me is the fact that you CANNOT buy Vietnamese coffee in any of the big supermarkets here in Thailand...why don't the likes of big C or foodland stock it... AND yet Vietnamese coffee is probably the BEST coffee in the world..."

I wonder why that is? I'm a new convert to Vietnamese coffee and I've been looking everywhere (Bangkok to Chiang mai). While I was doing my search I put Thai coffee through a taste test and none came close. I like Thai coffee (pick it over western anyday) but ... wow... Vietnamese coffee is fantastic.

My understanding is that much of the Vietnamese coffee is roasted in butter, which imparts that rich, chocolatey flavour.

Most Vietnamese coffee is low grade and sold to companies like Nescafe. Vietnam needs to drop that low grade stuff and get planting a higher grade coffee. I have had coffee in Vietnam and cannot say it was that good really.

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As Vietnam has grown to the be the second largest exporter (first in Robusta - used for making instant) of coffee, there have been many reports about the ecological impacts (deforestation, overuse of fertilizer and water, slave-like conditions for workers) on the country.

There has also been a sever drought, coupled with a drought in Brazil, may lead to much higher prices going froward.

Vietnamese style coffee is usually dripped at the table, and served with sweetened condensed milk, which in my limited experience doesn't do much to reveal the quality of the actual roasted bean.

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I just flew back from Vientiane, Laos this afternoon and I had a great time trying all the coffee there. It's the best stuff I've tried in South East Asia by far.

I bought way too much I am looking to sell several kilos of these excellent fresh roasted beans. This comes from a fair trade organic farm in the Bolavan Plateau located in southern Laos. This batch was roasted on June 25.

I have two different varieties. One is 100% Arabica and the other is a classic Italian style blend which makes a brilliant Espresso.

Asking 750 Baht per Kilo. I am located around BTS Asoke.

I couldn't find good beans in Bangkok so I bought in bulk. This is too much for my needs and I would hate for it to spoil on my shelf. If you're sick of the Nescafe and ready to grind your own beans send me a message and I'll sell you a bag.

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A few years back I bought a bag of green Viet coffee beans on Ebay. They were billed as Blue Hills Vietnamese Robusto. This was my first foray into home roasting my own coffee. Loved it! Definitely not for the faint of heart... they do not call it "robusto" for nothing.
Anyway, I will head on up to Trendy Plaza today to check the Coffee Vina folks out. They have a cool and amusing {to me} website.

Amazingly difficult to find any sort of coffee apparatus here in Bkk. I found cone paper filters at Tesco, but no kind of drip funnel maker to go with. I found a place to buy all kinds of intriguing coffee beans, and high end coffee/espresso makers, but not a single grinder. Love those little burr mills the streetside carts have, but I have given up on trying to learn anything about anything until I learn a whole lot more Thai language. rolleyes.gif

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