Arabica Coffee was first planted by the Dutch in Indonesia (Batavia: Bidara Cina, Jatinegara, Palmerah, Kampung Melayu).
VOC established coffee plantations in Priangan and Cirebon (Central Java).
First Arabica beans from Java exported to Amsterdam.
Coffee production in Java exceeds Yeman, the country origin of coffee.
First Arabica seeds planted in Sulawesi (Tana Toraja).
VOC required farmers to plant coffee and sell at a predetermined price (Verplichte Levering Stelsel).
Farmers were required to pay agricultural tax, Sistem Pajak Bumi (Landelijk Stelsel).
Farmer were forced to plant coffee, Sistem Tanam Paksa (Cultuur Stelsel).
Eduard Douwes Dekker (Multatuli) wrote a book on the policy of forced cultivation "Max Havelaar: or The Coffee Auctions of the Dutch Trading Company".
Granting of rights to private plantations for use of land for 75 years, Undang-Undang Agraria (AgrarischeWet).
Indonesia coffee reaches its highest production level at 95,000 tonnes/year.
Leaf rust disease killed all Arabica coffee plants except those at and above 1000 m elevation.
The oldest Batavia coffee roaster Tek Sun Ho, Eerste Weltervredenche koffiebranderij, was established.
First Robusta coffee was planted in Indonesia (seeds from Congo, Africa).
Go Soe Loet establishes coffee plantation in West Java. Later it expands to produce coffee brand "kapal Api" local market leader.
Toko kopi "Aroma" established in Bandung.
Bakoel koffie opens; the fourth generation of "Tek Sun Ho" revitalizes their tradition of roasting Indonesian specialty coffee.
Starbucks coffee first open in Indonesia. Bakoel koffie was first interviewed by CNN as the local coffee that has an edge to compete with Starbucks.
The first book about coffee in Java was published "A Cup of Java" written by Gabriella Tegia and Mark Hanusz. Gabriella was also the owner of coffee resort and plantation in Losari Central Java.
The local second wave cafes started to grow in Jakarta. The roastery and cafe concept: Caswell, Anomali, Liberica, Tanamera, Giyanti.
The first book written by Indonesian writer, Prawoto Indarto, titled "The Road to Java Coffee".
The local third wave cafes started to spread all around Jakarta and big cities in Indonesia.
Indonesian beans won first place in the Specialty Coffee Association of America Expo in Atlanta, USA.