SPECIES AND VARIETIES

Only "Coffea Arabica" species are allowed to receive our, Seal of Origin and Quality. The most common ones are: Bourbon, Acaiá, Catuí, Icatu, Novo Mundo, Catucaí.

PRODUCTION SYSTEM AND HARVEST

The production system involves best agronomic practices, covering methods that respect the current environmental and social legislation. Methods of manual or mechanical harvesting are accepted, depending on the characteristics of each property.

Natural Coffee - Traditionally known as dry method, it is the oldest and simplest way to process coffee.This method consist in submitting full coffee cherries to dry under the sun.

Fully Washed – This method consists in removing the husk mechanically and the mucilage is removed by biological fermentation in tanks;

Pulped Natural – This method is commonly used in Brazil and it consists in removing the husk mechanically and part of the mucilage, before drying under the sun;

Characteristics of the certified coffees:

• Arabica species
• Secular tradition in the production of mountain coffees
• High Quality – minimum score of 83 points (SCAA methodology)*
• Commitment to social and environmental sustainability
• Traceability

PRESENCE IN THE BRAZILIAN AND INTERNATIONAL MARKETS

Producing coffees that stand out for the quality and complexity in their sensory profile is something we do with obsessed dedication here in Mantiqueira de Minas. That’s why we feel proud of the recognition that the region has achieved over the years, not only in Brazil but also in several other countries. We are often among the winners of the major world contests, such as the Cup of Excellence. But there is no greater satisfaction than to see the coffees from Mantiqueira de Minas surprising roasters and conquering more and more consumers all over the world. People who are enthusiastic for coffee just like us. Nowadays the authentic coffees of Mantiqueira de Minas can be found in the best coffee shops and supermarkets in Brazil, the United States, Korea, Japan, Australia, and several European countries.

Awards

Associação Brasileira de Cafés Especiais – BSCA
Cup of Execellence – Early Harvest



Associação Brasileira de Cafés Especiais – BSCA
Cup of Execellence – Late Harvest



EMATER - MG
Concurso de Qualidade dos Cafés de Minas Gerais



ABIC
Concurso Nacional ABIC de Qualidade de Café



Associação Brasileira de Cafés Especiais
Cup of Execellence – Late Harvest



To find our coffees keep in touch by email: info@mantiqueirademinas.org