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Origin Information

Grower
Asociación de Productores Orgánicos de Santander Kachalú
Variety
Caturra, Castillo, Colombia and Typica
Region
Santander, Colombia
Harvest
October- December
Altitude
1000 – 2000 masl
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Fully washed and dried inside solar dryers that provide protection from the rain
Certifications
Organic

Background Details

COLOMBIA ORGANIC SANTANDER 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.