## References - [[As Filipinos Crave More for Local Java, Philippine Coffee Farms Brew a Plan]] - The Philippines is one of the heaviest drinkers of coffee: - ![Heavy Drinkers](https://the-ken.com/sea/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/CoffeePH1.jpg) - Lost a lot of farmland in recent years, but that's since stabilized. - In [[2023]], demand for coffee is now growing 14% on average each year. - Due to increasing domestic demand and improved productivity, coffee has been reclassified as a [[high-value-crop]] by the [[Philippines Department of Agriculture]].