Costa Rica, Central America
Palmares, West Central Valley
Palmares Cooperative with 1350 members (Benefits include Healthcare & Financial support)
Bromelia Fancy SHB (Strictly Hard Bean)/EP (European Preparation)
Weight of Bags
Many small farms are united in cooperatives (founded in 1962) – 1351 members, with all benefits, including medicare, all coffee produced by members. Bromelia production since 1998
1,200- 1,350 meters
50% Caturra and 50% Catuai – shade grown
Harvest / Season
November to February
Wet Process (washed) - clean water – machine dried
± 3,000 bags
Water recycling, no coffee waste (pulped cherries are used for fertilizer)
105 permanent workers, 2 supermarkets, hardware store and farm supply as well as medical centrePDF Download
S54216 - Crop Year 2018/2019 - Toasty, roasted walnuts aroma. Sweet, juicy flavour (granadilla), medium malic acidity with a clean creamy lingering finish.
S54217 - Crop Year 2019/2020 - Fruited aroma with hints of walnuts. Sweet red apple in flavour, medium malic acidity with a clean lingering aftertaste.
S54218 - Crop Year 2019/2020 - Fruited, cocoa powder notes in aroma. Juicy, stoned fruited flavour, sweet malic acidity with a clean smooth finish.
S54219 - Crop Year 2019/2020 - Clean, red apple, walnuts in aroma. Clean, creamy with blueberry notes. Medium malic acidity and a creamy body
S54220 - Crop Year 2019/2020 - Fruity-apple, walnuts in aroma. Creamy and smooth with complex berry notes and a lingering dark chocolaty aftertaste. Med malic acidity and excellent body