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Origin Information

Grower
Alfred Klein & Annette Schnippenkoetter | Finca San Carlos
Variety
Bourbon, Catuai, Caturra, and Typica
Region
Unión Juárez, Chiapas, Mexico
Harvest
October – March
Altitude
1350 – 1800 masl
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Decaf

Background Details

Decaf Mexico Chiapas Finca San Carlos Royal Select Water Process 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.