Cafe de Costa
The Costa Rican Mountains Fresh Coffee Beans
Coffee mountains in San Ramon de Alajuela

Map of Costa Rica
Coffee Growing Regions

Costa Rica has one of the widest ranges of microclimates, due to the drastic change in altitude and climate over relatively short distances. These differences in climatic factors determine the flavor of the final cup. Costa Rican coffee has set the standards for fine wet-processed coffee for the rest of Central and South America.

Your coffee comes from the volcanic soils at the highest elevations in Costa Rica. Coffee is best grown at an altitude of 3500-5500 ft. Cafe de Costa coffee is grown at this altitude only.

It is roasted in small batches to ensure freshness and consistency.

The ultimate quality of the coffee depends on:
* climate
* altitude
* soil
* care in picking, transporting and processing
the coffee cherry at the wet mill

The Forest of Costa Rica Costa Rica produces some of the best coffee in the world. Many are considered a "classic cup," the traditional balanced coffee that has no defects or taints.. Nearly perfect, well balanced, and very clean tasting. They are prized for their high notes: bright citrus or berry flavors in the acidity, with distinct nutty-to-chocolate roasted flavors.

A Costa Rican Coffee Farmer Perfect growing conditions for coffee

Costa Rica has perfect growning conditions for coffee. Bordered to the north by Nicaragua and to the east by Panama. It has both a Caribbean and a Pacific coast. A series of volcanic mountain chains runs from the Nicaraguan border in the north-west to the Panamanian border in the south-east, splitting the country in two. In the center of these ranges is a high-altitude plain,covered with vocanic ash called the central valley with coastal lowlands on either side. Which makes for perfect growing conditions.

A Painting of the Historic Coffee Business Costa Rican Coffee History

Over a hundred years ago Costa Rica, mandated that every Costa Rican family grow at least a few bushes of coffee on their property. Additionally, they offered large plots of land to those who would be willing to grow coffee and devote their lives to it. The result is that today Costa Ricans knows their coffee. They treat their plantations as though they were fine tropical gardens. The farmers have become a true "coffee craftsperson",

The Red Cherries Cafe de Costa is grown in the Volcan Poas region. The area is rich in pure-flowing water, waterfalls, and rich volcanic soil. It is a region-based coffee, boasting that only coffee from this specific region is in your cup! Our coffee is organically grown, dried, processed and roasted. The hulls of the red cherry are ground and used as compost for the coffee plants. The water comes from a beautiful, natural spring on the property. You won't find a more tasteful and pure cup of coffee.

The Costa Rican Wildlife

Coffee growing within a diverse forest ecosystem under the shade canopy =

100% Pure Costa Rica Arabica Coffee A Cafe Decosta Coffee Bag

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