Coffee industry is vital part of Costa Rican economy. Well known coffee are from higher altitude like Tarrazu and Tres Reos. In Costa Rica, coffee is grown in the altitude of up to 1700 meter. Coffee generall tastes higher acidity, fine body and good aroma.
CoopeTarrazu was established in 1970 and since that time has become one of the major contributors to the economic devolopment in the Los Santos region of Tarrazu. Currently CoopeTarrazu has 2,600 members. The Coop assists in getting its members technical assistance, low cost loans and low prices for fertilizers. One of the most important aspects of the cooperative is the economic benefit for the region and the members. Annually, the coop employs approximatly 10,000 people; either directly in coffee production or in a supporting role. CoopeTarrazu is currently controlling the entire production process, from picking the cherries through the milling, drying and exporting procedures thereby assuring consistent quality each year.
Region/Location: Tarrazu, Costa Rica
Varietes: Caturra, Catuai
Altitude: 1,300 - 1,600 Meters
Process: Fully washed
Drying: Sun dried
Harvest: November- January
Test profile:Notes of milk chocolate, graham cracker, orange. - Roasted at medium
Important: This coffee is raw green coffee. Customer needs to roast before grinding and brewing.