Origin Information

Grower
Fazenda Nova Aliança
Variety
Acaia, Catuai, Icatu, and Mundo Novo
Region
Monte Santo de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Harvest
April - September
Altitude
1,000 – 1,100 meters
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Full natural and dried in the sun
Certifications

Background Details

This coffee is sourced from the Fazenda Nova Aliança estate located in the municipality of Monte Santo de Minas within the Cerrado region in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.  Fazenda Nova Aliança has 516 acres of land with about 290 acres in use for coffee cultivation and 130 acres of forest.  The da Costa family established the estate in 1850.  Paulino da Costa, an agricultural engineer and the fifth generation coffee producer, manages the estate’s day-to-day operations with a balance of innovation and tradition.