5 lbs. Peru Approcassi Cajamarca Fair Trade Organic Shade Grown Fresh Unroasted 100% Arabica Coffee Beans
- A mellow, gentle coffee with a subtle nutty flavor and a pleasingly natural sweetness.
- There are two things that contribute to the amazing and unparalleled taste of Peruvian coffee:
- One, it is organically grown since 1700 AD and the technique that the farmers use has been handed over by word of mouth from generation to generation.
- And two, there is no interference yet from modern technology on any of the 110 thousand coffee farms in Peru.
- The combined effect of these two factors is that the organic Peruvian coffee has a remarkable taste the richness of which no one has yet been able to copy.
The town of Naranjas, located in Peru’s northern Andean region of Cajamarca, produces one of the best coffees in the world due to its aroma, flavor and quality, reported US satellite and cable television business news channel CNBC. Sunshine in your cup, grown by farmers of the APPROCASSI Fair Trade Group from Cajamarca province in Peru. Which means you’re not just getting an excellent coffee, you’re supporting sustainable farming, too. The coffee crop is cultivated in between trees so it is shielded completely from the sun. The Peruvian coffee is grown completely in shade. The beans are picked over a period of five months, i.e. May to September by hand. The next step, pulping, is also done by hand after which the beans are stored in huge fermentation tanks which helps in cleaning them. Lastly, the coffee beans are transported to the market where about 80 percent is exported. The farms where the coffee is grown are small, about 2-3 acres each where the farmers work hard to uphold the amazing quality of the crop using exclusively indigenous methods. Each farm is equipped with a micro-wet milling system which is yet another effort to keep Peru free form any type of chemical pollution. Full City Plus, a few snaps into 2nd crack, was nice, chocolaty, but more one-dimensional. The wet aroma has heather-like flowers. At that magical roast level, at City Plus, the cup has a fantastic milky chocolate, almonds, coconut. It's like a candy bar! There is a muted, clean fruit flavor; Bosc Pear, turning to milk chocolate in the finish, with bittering hints of almond skins. Roast Type: Light, City Plus to Medium Roast, Full City Plus.
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I ordered unroasted coffee beans by mistake, and now I'll have to try to roast them! This is probably not the kind of a review you'd expect. I'll keep you posted on my roasting adventures!
Peru Approcassi Cajamarca is my favorite coffee. Smooth with chocolate undertones, fair trade, shade grown, organic and at a fair price. You can't go wrong purchasing this coffee. Also, love the write up about the farmers. Thank you
Special. Great at a medium dark roast.
Roasted City Plus as recommended on label... Absolutely fantastic! Wife refers to it as nectar of the Gods.
Great Coffee, Great Service, and Ill definitely be back..