WE TASTE: Aromas of strawberry jam lead to sweet notes of chocolate and tropical stone fruit, with a velvety body and a nutty, lingering finish.
ROAST PROFILE: Lightish
REGION: Alta Mogiana
OTHER: Traceable, Single Origin, Shade Grown
Pieter Johannes arrived in Brazil from the Netherlands in the 1990’s for an internship. An interest in agriculture eventually led him to coffee and the Mogiana region where coffee has a long and storied history. His farm is located at 1,000 meters in the hills of Morro Vermelho where he grows coffee under shade trees and constantly pursues improvement in cup quality with various post-harvest processing techniques.
CUP PROFILE: Bittersweet chocolate, mellow stone fruits and a lingering nutty finish with a creamy body.
CUP PROFILE: Aromas of milk chocolate lead to notes of sweet maple pecans with a light grapefruit acidity and a clean aftertaste
ROAST PROFILE: Medium
REGION: Jaltenango de la Paz, Chiapas
ELEVATION: 1,200-1,400 masl
OTHER NOTES: Single origin, Fair Trade, Organic farm, traceable
The Sociedad de Produccion Rural Union de Ejidos y Comunidades San Fernando, made up of family owned farms, has invested in nurseries to support more than 1,300 farmers to renovate their coffee farms. The organization is also leading efforts to assist their members to make improvements to their houses, diversification initiatives, and training programs to use Vermicompost that uses earthworms to turn organic wastes into very high quality compost.