In Tanzania, the majority of coffee (Arabica) is grown in Northern part on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru, under shades of banana trees – an exotic location! The Southern Highlands of Tanzania, in Mbeya and Ruvuma are the second largest growers of Arabica. Arabica coffee makes up to 70% of total country production. Robusta coffee is grown in the western areas along Lake Victoria in Kagera region. This constitutes 30% of the total coffee production in Tanzania.