Cupping the new Costa Rican arrival tomorrow

We just added another Costa Rican to the line-up and will be cupping it Friday (tomorrow) morning. Below I posted a little more information about it.

Costa Rican Honey Palmares Central
Micro-lot, Pulped Natural

Region: Santiago, District of Palmares, Alajuela, West Valley, Costa Rica

Longitude W 84.44453 Latitude N 10.0198

Varietals: Caturra, Catuai

Processing: pulped-natural (honey), 100% sundried on raised beds

Altitude: 1200 meters

Flowering: April

Harvest: December/January

Export: March

Founded in 1962, CoopePalmares currently has 1,181 members, 80% of whom are operating on less than an acre. All members and their families receive full medical benefits including orthodontic care, along with financial aid for education. Additionally, the Coop provides access to pre-financing and agricultural inputs.

Collared Aracari in Drake Bay Costa Rica


~ by The Espresso Lounge on June 18, 2009.

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