Colombia Tolima FTO

$ 13.00

Tolima is one of Colombia’s 32 zones, located centrally and about one-third of it is mountainous. As such, it’s very difficult to get to. The roads are not very well maintained, and FARC still has a presence in the region. In 2004, USAID teamed up with the ASOATA co-op, offering technical support to improve coffee quality as well as providing channels for organic certifications and export.

Members of ASOATA co-op all work on small farms and handle all of their own processing. Crop quality can vary, but the high altitude and mineral rich soil is a great place to start with coffee production. This lot has a creamy mouthfeel that supports the cherry and lemon notes for which Colombian coffee are known. This coffee also makes for an intriguing single-origin espresso.

12 ounce bag, whole bean.

Recommended for all preparation methods.

  • Planadas, Tolima, Colombia
  • Washed and Sun-dried
  • Typica Colombia, Caturra, and Castillo
  • Grown at 1,450 meters
  • Certified Organic and Fair Trade

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