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Costa Rica SHB EP La Pastora Tarrazú honey

honey

Costa Rica

Costa Rica SHB EP La Pastora Tarrazú honey

honey

Plus 7% VAT
9,51  / 1 kg

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All the facts about our Costa Rica SHB EP La Pastora Tarrazú honey

Region San Marcos de Tarrazu
Producer Cooperative Terrazu
Variety Various
Process honey
Type Unwashed Arabica
Category Microlot
Harvest from January to March
Shipping from February to May
Unit GrainPro Sack à 35kg

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica SHB EP La Pastora Tarrazú honey

honey

The La Pastora comes from the Coope Tarrazu RL. The Cooperative was founded in 1960 from
228 small coff ee farmers. Today they are one of the famous coff ee exporters in Costa Rica.
Reason for that is the good quality! This crop they work together with 3000 producers/ members;
more then 80% of the farmers just have 4 hectares or less. The Cooperative helps his
members with credits, technical service, fertilizers and much more.
Background
Today we have 250 wet mills in Costa Rica; just some years ago we had 100. Reason for that
is that farmers like to take care for the quality as long as they can. More then the half of the
coff ee crop are exported to the USA. Over 1 million tourist from the USA visit Costa Rica; most
interesting region is Tarrazu (also for the European).

Origin

Specialty coffee from Costa Rica

Mountain

Varieties

Typica, Caturra, Catuai, Villa Sarchi, Bourbon & Gesha

Processing methods

washed, natural, honey

Altitude range

1100-1800 masl

Harvest

typically October - March

Total yearly production

1.7 million bags

Coffees from Costa Rica

Coffee was planted in Costa Rica in the late 1700s, and it was the first Central American country to have a fully established coffee industry; by the 1820s, coffee was a major agricultural export with great economic significance to the population. National output was greatly increased by the completion of a main road to Puntarenas in 1846, allowing farmers to more readily bring their coffee from their farms to market in oxcarts – which remained the way most small farmers transported their coffee until the 1920s.

Main production areas: Tarrazú, Brunca, Guanacaste, West Valley, Central Valley, Turrialba, Orosi

Port of Shipment: Puerto Limón
Export bag size: 69kg
Total number of coffee farmers: about 65.000

Region San Marcos de Tarrazu
Producer Cooperative Terrazu
Variety Various
Process honey
Type Unwashed Arabica
Harvest from January to March
Shipping from February to May
Unit GrainPro Sack à 35kg

The La Pastora comes from the Coope Tarrazu RL. The Cooperative was founded in 1960 from
228 small coff ee farmers. Today they are one of the famous coff ee exporters in Costa Rica.
Reason for that is the good quality! This crop they work together with 3000 producers/ members;
more then 80% of the farmers just have 4 hectares or less. The Cooperative helps his
members with credits, technical service, fertilizers and much more.
Background
Today we have 250 wet mills in Costa Rica; just some years ago we had 100. Reason for that
is that farmers like to take care for the quality as long as they can. More then the half of the
coff ee crop are exported to the USA. Over 1 million tourist from the USA visit Costa Rica; most
interesting region is Tarrazu (also for the European).