Central American coffees tend to have a lot smoother and balanced taste. They are used commercially to provide sweetness in blends but enjoyed by themselves can be wonderfully complex. Growing coffee in Central America can be a lot more complex to. To go along side threats to crops from pests and plant disease such as leaf rust there are complications due to wars, political unrest and natural disasters such as volcanoes. Due to this coffee production in a lot of countries here didn’t really take off until the mid-19th century but has been steadily increasing since.