While most of the world’s great coffee experts would tell you that instant coffee is awful tasting stuff, the truth is that many, many people drink it and love it.  You might wonder how the experts can think it tastes awful while a million other people think it is great.  The reason is because the average person is a lot less picky and is satisfied a lot easier.  What this means is that a decent organic instant coffee will satisfy most people just fine.

While there is definitely something to be said about making coffee the slow way – grinding the beans and then brewing them up in a coffee machine or espresso machine, a lot of people simply don’t have the patience or time for this.  They would rather open up a jar, scoop out a spoonful of instant organic coffee and simply put it in a cup of hot water.  You can do this in about 15 seconds.

The Most Popular Organic Instant Coffees

Native USA Organic Instant Freeze-Dried Coffee, 1.75-Ounce Jars (Pack of 4)

Mount Hagen Organic Freeze Dried Instant Coffee, 3.53-Ounce Jars (Pack of 6)


Coffee People Organic 96 Count K-cups


Newman’s Own Keurig Single-Serving Coffee Pods/K-Cups ; Organic Special Blend


Mount Hagen Organic Instant Regular Coffee, 25-Count Single Serve Sticks (Pack of 4)


Coffee People Kona Blend Island Style, Extra Bold K-Cups for Keurig Brewers (Pack of 50)


Mount Hagen Organic Freeze Dried Instant Decaffeinated Coffee, 3.53-Ounce Jars (Pack of 6)


Africafe Pure Instant Coffee in a 100 gram tin.


Coffee People Organic K-Cups for Keurig Brewers (Pack of 50)


Coffee People Extra Bold Organic, Dark Roast Coffee for Keurig Brewers, 24-Count K-Cups (Pack of 2)


Newman’s Special Blend Extra Bold (24 K-cups) Keurig


Keurig 15555 Newman’s Own Organic Special Blend K-Cups Extra Bold Coffee


One problem is that until fairly recently most of the instant coffee available was not organic.  This means that it was most likely sprayed with pesticides and processed with chemicals.  Fortunately you don’t have to drink this stuff anymore, and there are a few really good companies that focus on selling organic instant coffee.  Here are the most popular ones.

By far the biggest of the instant organic coffee brands is Mount Hagen.  Their coffee is certified organic, from highland coffee farms, and is 100% Arabica coffee.  The good thing about Mount Hagen organic instant coffee is that it is available in a few forms.  You can get a jar of regular instant coffee, or you can get organic decaf instant coffee.  In addition, it also comes in a box full of instant single serve sticks, which eliminates the need to guess and measure with a spoon.  Simply tear the top off and pour it into water.

Another popular choice is Africafe.  This coffee comes in a metal tin, and if you saw it on the supermarket shelf, you would most likely just walk right past it.  The container is pretty plain looking, but it gets rave reviews from coffee drinkers.  Africafe instant coffee is grown in Tanzania, is certified organic, and has the advantage of being grown in the location where coffee originated.  Many people find out about Africafe coffee when they are in Tanzania, and are delighted to find out that they can get it back home as well.