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Origin Information

Grower
Coordinadora Estatal de Productores de Café del Estado de Oaxaca (CEPCO)
Variety
Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai, Mundo Novo and Typica
Region
Oaxaca, Mexico
Harvest
October – March
Altitude
900 – 1700 masl
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

MEXICO FTO OAXACA CEPCO ROYAL SELECT WATER DECAF coffee is curated from lots that the Royal team has selected based on cup profile, physical preparation, and potential to express excellently once decaffeinated. During the water process, the green coffee is pre-soaked in water to expand the beans for caffeine extraction. The hydrated green coffee is then introduced to a unique solution of concentrated coffee solubles that draw out the caffeine while minimizing the loss of flavor compounds. Once the caffeine has been removed the green coffee is re-dried and re-bagged for transport, and the extract solution is filtered of its caffeine and recycled to be used again.