Colombia - Los Naranjos
LEMON, PAPAYA, MILK CHOCOLATE
Process method: Washed
Region: San Agustín, Huila
Farm: 52 smallholder members of Los Naranjos Asociación
Elevation: 1750–1950 masl
Variety: Castillo, Caturra, Colombia, Tabí
Our coffee is packaged whole bean by default.
Please indicate in the notes during checkout if you need your coffee ground, and what brewing method you'd like it ground for.
This Colombian offering comes from contributions of multiple smallholder farmers that reside in the areas surrounding the town of San Agustín, Huila. In this specific region of Colombia, the average farm size is about 2.5 hectares. This equates to about 12,000 trees per farmer; and, if all goes well with harvest and processing, an average of 0.7 kilograms of exportable green coffee per tree, per year. After accounting for defects and all lower-quality beans, the average farmer in San Agustín is producing about 15–25 bags of exportable coffee per hectare, per year. As for which bags pass the quality control inspections and are accepted into microlot offerings—this number is rather small.
This offering is just that: the top tier of quality from multiple smallholding producers. It has been cupped, vetted, and blended together to produce a regional offering that allows more farmers to receive more payment for better-quality coffee.