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Colombian Excelso RFA

£2.80£16.50

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Medium-bodied coffee with a long, dark cocoa finish

 

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Colombia Excelso Huila RFA comes from a group of small Rain Forest Alliance certified farms with an average size of 2 hectares each, located within the Huila department.

Several purchasing agencies around the area meticulously control each purchase to guarantee traceability and quality. These small farms are planted in mostly Caturra, and processing is of the traditional method. They all use manual hand-crank de-pulping machines to remove the cherry from the beans. They use raised beds for drying the coffee which gives the coffee good air circulation and even drying. In short the farmers are able to oversee how their coffee is handled, sorted, and prepped every step of the way.

Their efforts have been rewarded with a Rainforest Alliance Certification, one of the most demanding sustainability seals. The positive impact to the preservation of this region’s biodiversity is substantial. They work closely with neighbouring plantations to raise the awareness of the importance of organic and Rainforest certifications, because they are influential on both the land and the workers.

Region Huila
Growing Altitude 1520 and 1650 m.a.s.l
Arabica Variety Caturra, Typica
   
Harvest Period October-February
Milling Process Washed, sun dried
Aroma Sweet, caramel
Flavour Caramel and tart fruity
Body Medium
Acidity Citric acidity
Type

Green Beans, Roasted Beans, Cafetiere Grind, Espresso Grind

Size

125g, 250g, 500g, 1kg

  1. 5 out of 5

    This coffee knocks the socks off shop-bought Colombian beans. Rich and punchy. My absolute favourite!

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