With a coffee production history that goes back to the 1700s, Brazil has become the world’s largest producer of beans for over 150 years. Today, Brazil alone produces a third of the world’s coffee beans.
Minas Gerais is the largest coffee growing state in Brazil and has some of the highest mountains in the country, along with a good amount of rainfall each year providing excellent altitude for growing coffee beans with a rich and balanced flavour. The region has the greatest number of coffee crops planted per square meter.
The beans of the Minas Gerais region are known for their pleasant and mild acidity, sweetness with good body. The beans go through a process called ‘pulped natural, which means the beans absorb the sweetness from the fruit pulp and taste a lot more honey-like with notes of milk chocolate and a nutty caramel finish. This coffee is also Rainforest Alliance certified.