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Costa Rica from La Pastora, Tarrazu Region "Medium Roast"

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Description: Costa Rica contributes less than 1% of the world’s coffee production, yet it has a strong reputation for producing some of the best coffee in the world. Costa Rica boasts eight coffee growing regions, the most famous of which is Tarrazu. Its high altitudes and lush vegetation contribute to its coffees’ crisp acidity.

Costa Rica La Pastora Tarrazu is produced by Cooperativa de Caficultores de Tarrazú RL (COOPETARRAZÚ). This cooperative was founded in 1960 and now has over 3,200 members from Tarrazu in the province of San Jose, Costa Rica. In 2004, COOPETARRAZÚ established five guiding principles for the cooperative: solidarity, transparency, sustainability, quality, and service. As part of their sustainable business model, this cooperative operates a profitable agriculture store and grocery store. Cooperative members also have access to low interest loans and healthcare. COOPETARRAZÚ also strives to serve the community through environmental protection initiative and migrant worker support programs.

Region: Tarrazu Region, central Costa Rica

Altitude: 1200-1900 meters

Cupping notes: Apricot, fresh pastry, caramel cream