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Brazilian Rodrigues de Moraes MICROLOT Green Beans

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Brazilian Rodrigues de Moraes MICROLOT Green Beans


According to The World Atlas of Coffee, Brazil has been the world's largest producer of coffee for more than 150 years.  They currently grow around one-third of the world's coffee.  It was introduced to this country from French Guiana in 1727 when Brazil was still under Portuguese rule.

Coffee production boomed between 1820 and 1830 and began to feed the global coffee market. There was a second boom in the late 1800's and into the 1900's.  By the 1920's they were producing 80% of the world's coffee.   

Better Brazilian coffees tend to have low acidity, are heavy in body and are sweet.  They often have nutty and chocolate flavours.*

Brazil Rodrigues de Moraes GP CONV

Microlot coffee is the best of the best.  A farm may be growing a lot of coffee but have really good beans in one specific part of the farm.  Mircrolot beans come from the best spot on the farm.  

This lot comes from the Fazenda Dos Campos farm which is  owned by Rodrigo Rodrigues De Moraes.  He is located in the county of Soledade De Minas.  This county is home to a great deal of the coffee production in Brazil and contains many smallholder farmers.  

Coffee Details


Harvest Year 2016
Crop Year 2016/2017
Continental Region South America
Country Brazil
Region Mantiqueira de Minas
Sub Region Soledade de Minas
1. Process Pulped Natural
Screen Size 16
1. Varietal % of mix Red Catuaí
Elevation 1180 M
Lot Type Microlot
Drying Method Sun dried
Farm Fazenda dos Campos

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