Indian Coffees are generally good strong coffees, usually they are dark roasted for extra umph! Although India is predominantly known for tea production a good Mysore is not to be missed.
There are approximately 250,000 coffee growers in India, 98% of them small farm holders, with 80% of their production exported.
According to tradition a Muslim Indian Saint, Bada Budan, whilst on a pilgrimage to Mecca visited Yemen and smuggled 7 green seeds back to Mysore and so started coffee growing in India.
The Camp Coffee label features a Sikh Soldier next to a Gordon Highlander outside a tent preparing to enjoy a drink of water, sugar, 4% caffeine free coffee essence and 26% chicory essence.