Location: Tarrazu, Costa Rica
Altitude: 1,300-1,600 meters
Varieties: Caturra, Catuai
Process: Fully Washed
Drying: Sun Dried
Coope Tarrazu was established in 1970 and since that time has become one of the major contributors to the economic development in the Los Santos region of Tarrazu. Currently, Coope Tarrazu has 2,600 members and assists in getting its members technical assistance , low cost loans and low prices for fertilizers.
One of the most important aspects of the cooperative is the economic benefit for the region and the members.
Annually, the coop employs approximately 10,000 people; either directly in coffee production or in a supporting role.
Coope Tarrazu is currently controlling the entire production process, from picking the cherries through the milling, drying and exporting procedures, thereby assuring consistent quality each year.
How would you describe this coffee?
“If you are looking for a smooth slightly acidic coffee with a pleasant flavor and nice aroma, this would be it.
The coffee comes from the mountainous regions of Costa Rica where the tropical soil has been enriched by
volcanic ash and is rich in organic material.”