The first coffee plant was introduced to Nicaragua in 1796. However, the coffee trade didn’t officially kick off until a half-century later, coffee production in has been an important part of its history and economy. It is one of the country’s principal products. Nicaragua Coffee Beans. With a medium to smooth body and a distinct but mild acidity, Nicaraguan coffees reviews indicate it provides rich yet subtle flavors, balanced sweetness, with a nutty bouquet that often exhibits notes of vanilla.