Costa Rica SHB Tarrazu La Pastora (E)
Cupping Notes: Graham Cracker, Milk Chocolate, Orange
Elevation: 1300 to 1600 meters
Milling Process: Fully Washed
Drying Process: Mechanical
Harvest Start Month: January
Harvest End Month: March
CoopeTarrazu was established in 1970 and has grown to become one of the most important contributors to the economic development of the Los Santos region of Tarrazu. The Coop assists its more than 2,600 members technical assistance, low-cost loans, and affordable fertilizers. The coop employs approximately 10,000 people either directly in coffee production or in supporting roles. These employees allow CoopeTarrazu to control the entire production process for their coffee from harvest through sorting and milling and eventual exporting. This level of control allows for constant evaluation which leads to consistent quality year after year.