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Origin Information

Grower
José Antonio García
Variety
Red Catuai, Caturra
Region
Birri, Santa Bárbara, Heredia, Costa Rica
Harvest
November – February
Altitude
1500 meters
Soil
Volcanic loam
Process
Fully washed after pulping and fermenting. Dried on patios for 18 days
Certifications

Background Details

Costa Rica Mariposa Fancy SHB EP Grainpro is sourced from a family-owned farm located near the community of Birri in Santa Bárbara within the province of Heredia, Costa Rica. Jose Antonio Garcia has owned and managed the 50-acre farm called La Mariposa for more than 30 years. Jose Antonio delivers ripe cherry directly to Cafe de Altura de San Ramon, which has a state-of-the-art wet-mill designed to process traceable micro-lots. The collaboration allows Jose Antonio to focus his attention and resources on farm nd meticulous cherry selection. The income from the farm supports Jose Antonio, his wife and their three daughters.