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Total: 439 bags


12 bags - Farm Congonhas more info
 

Lázaro Ribeiro de Oliveira

Farm facts

Name: Congonhas
Municipality: Patrocinio / Minas Gerais
Average altitude: 950 meters
Average temperature: 24 ºC


About your grower

Lázaro is the pioneer of his family in the activity. In the beginning, coffee cultivation was just a way to diversify his activities, since he was already a businessman in the field of fuels. The love of coffee has spoken louder and today besides its main activity is its great passion. To make a high quality coffee the producer follows a principle of perfectionisms of life: whatever you do do your best. The producer attributes 70% of its production to specialty coffees and all this quality comes from the selection of seedlings, varieties, management, harvesting and post-harvest; Steps that together make quality coffee. Gustavo Ribeiro, the second generation assumes the same passion of the father and also seeks to make the difference of the details of the process, Lázaro attributes to his son the improvement in the processes and the incessant search for excellence. Gustavo explains that his connection to coffee was a combination of consequence and passion, since from a very young age he had contact with the crop. The father inherits passion and perfectionism and has the mission to continue this history. The farm has the certifications Rainforest and Certifica Minas

Production characteristics

Bags: 12
Coffee variety: Mundo Novo - IAC 376-4
Processing: Natural
Average altitude: 950 meters
Harvest: 2013/2014
Warehouse: Expocaccer Cooperativa dos Cafeicultores do Cerrado

115 bags - Farm Gaucha more info
 

Rogério Luiz Seibt

Farm facts

Name: Gaucha
Municipality: Presidente Olegario / Minas Gerais
Average altitude: 960 meters
Average temperature: 25 ºC


Production characteristics

Bags: 115
Coffee variety: Mundo Novo - IAC 376-4
Processing: Natural
Average altitude: 960 meters
Harvest: 2013/2014
Warehouse: Expocaccer Cooperativa dos Cafeicultores do Cerrado

45 bags - Farm Bela Vista more info
 

Osvaldo Aparecido Ninin e Outros

Farm facts

Name: Bela Vista
Municipality: Patrocinio / Minas Gerais
Average altitude: 994 meters
Average temperature: 22 ºC


About your grower

Osvaldo Ninin has its origins in the history of coffee in Brazil, the granddaughter of Italian immigrants who crossed the Atlantic to work in the fields, the grandparents settled in Garça, in the state of São Paulo more than a century ago and transferred to the following generations Passion for coffee and a taste for land. Osvaldo is the translation of this, as the life of the family revolved around the coffee, the connection by land was something natural, that guided childhood and adolescence, so much that directed his professional training and graduated in Agronomic Engineering by UNESP in Botucatu . The Bela Vista farm has 150 ha of coffee, administered by the children of Osvaldo and in a sustainable way in the social, economic and environmental areas supported by the Educampo project and Rainforest GRAE / Expocaccer and IMA / Certificaminas certifications.

Production characteristics

Bags: 45
Coffee variety: Mundo Novo - IAC 376-4
Processing: Natural
Average altitude: 994 meters
Harvest: 2013/2014
Warehouse: Expocaccer Cooperativa dos Cafeicultores do Cerrado

236 bags - Farm Phd Agropecuaria Ltda more info
 

Phd Agropecuaria Ltda

Farm facts

Name: Phd Agropecuaria Ltda
Municipality: Patrocinio / Minas Gerais
Average altitude: 895 meters
Average temperature: 23 ºC


Production characteristics

Bags: 236
Coffee variety: Mundo Novo - IAC 376-4
Processing: Natural
Average altitude: 895 meters
Harvest: 2013/2014
Warehouse: Expocaccer Cooperativa dos Cafeicultores do Cerrado

4 bags - Farm Recanto/estrela more info
 

Afonso Maria Vinhal

Farm facts

Name: Recanto/estrela
Municipality: Serra do Salitre / Minas Gerais
Average altitude: 975 meters
Average temperature: 23 ºC


About your grower

Producing high quality coffees, allied to sustainability and productivity is the search of the Vinhal Family that share the love of coffee and pride in producing special grains. Cultural treatment, good harvesting and efficient post-harvesting, especially in the drying of grains, are the recipe for the success of the Vinhal Family.

Production characteristics

Bags: 4
Coffee variety: Mundo Novo - IAC 376-4
Processing: Natural
Average altitude: 975 meters
Harvest: 2013/2014
Warehouse: Expocaccer Cooperativa dos Cafeicultores do Cerrado

27 bags - Farm Lajinha more info
 

Francisco Pinheiro de Campos

Farm facts

Name: Lajinha
Municipality: Presidente Olegario / Minas Gerais
Average altitude: 1025 meters
Average temperature: 23 ºC


About your grower

One of the first growers to believe in Cerrado Mineiro potential coffee. In 1976, in Patos de Minas, the mineiro de Oliveira (Minas Gerais) and the 4th generation of the growers coffees, plant the first hectars in lands still considered unfit for planting . More than 40 years later, he prouds to see so many farms and how much the Cerrado Mineiro coffee has stood out for quality and productivity. Chiquinho as he is known, gets emotional when he talks about the love for coffee and considers himself one of the coffee father in this region.

Production characteristics

Bags: 27
Coffee variety: Catuaí vermelho IAC - 144
Processing: Natural
Average altitude: 1025 meters
Harvest: 2013/2014
Warehouse: Expocaccer Cooperativa dos Cafeicultores do Cerrado

 

Cupping characteristics

Cup score: 82
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About Cerrado Mineiro Region

Designation of Origin

The Cerrado Mineiro Region is a world recognized high quality coffee producing origin - the first “Designation of Origin” in Brazil, located in northwest of Minas Gerais State.


Having well-defined seasons - a hot, wet summer and a pleasantly dry winter - is a strong characteristic of the region. The coffee plantations are cultivated in areas with altitudes varying between 800 and 1,300 meters, the result being high quality coffees with a unique identity.


The coffees are “Origin and Quality Guareanteed” by the Cerrado Mineiro Region - D.O. Regulatory Board.

 

Our official production process

The Designation of Origin oficial production process emphasizes and values the characteristics of our terroir. Only coffees grown inside the officially delimited area and that followed the rules of the production process defined by our Regulatory Board may have the Cerrado Mineiro Region - D.O. assured by the Guaranteed Origin and Quality Seal.

Producing farms must be located within the Designation of Origin delimited area;

Minimum altitude of 800 meters, reaching up to 1,300 meters;

Coffea arabica is the official specie;

Minimum quality of 80pts based on SCAA* methodology;

The use of good practices and respect to Brazilian laws;

Coffee lots must be warehoused only in the accredited cooperatives;

Only the official coffee bag, identified with the Guaranteed Origin and Quality Seal., must be used.