APPLE, ALMOND BUTTER, COCOA POWDER-MEDIUM/DARK
Grower: Coffee producers from the Mantiqueira region
Variety: Mundo Novo
Region: Mantiqueira Region, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Soil: Clay minerals
Altitude: 1150 meters
Process: Pulped natural (Honey) and dried in the sun
Brazil Mantiqueira de Minas Pulped Natural is sourced from family owned farms in the Mantiqueira de Minas region within the state Minas Gerais, Brazil. The Mantiqueira de Minas region has a protected designation of origin (PDO) because of regions renowned coffee reputation and optimal growing conditions. The region is comprised of 25 municipalities with more than 9,000 producers, nearly 90 percent considered small producers. These small producers are organized through cooperatives that operate in the region to bring their coffee to the international market. This collective of small producers is distinct in Brazil where lots often come from larger estates that use highly mechanized processing strategies to manage larger volumes.