Origin Information

Grower
Cocamar Cooperativa Agroindustrial (COCAMAR)
Variety
Mundo Novo, Catuai
Region
Maringá, Paraná, Brazil
Harvest
April - September
Altitude
800 – 1300 meters
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Full Natural and dried in the sun and mechanical driers
Certifications

Background Details

Brazil Cerrado 17/18 FC SS is sourced from family-owned farms organized around Cocamar Cooperativa Agroindustrial (COCAMAR), a cooperative located in the municipality of Maringá in the state of Paraná, Brazil. COCAMAR was founded by a group of 43 coffee producers in 1963. The current membership has grown to 13,000, and includes producers from municipalities in the state of Paraná, São Paulo, and Mato Grosso.  In addition to coffee, members of COCAMAR diversify their incomes with the production of soybeans, corn, wheat, and oranges. The milling facility at COCAMAR is renowned for its strict quality control measures and protection of the environment.