Estate: Daterra Estate
Sustainable: Rainforest Alliance Certified, UTZ Kapeh Certified Coffees, EurepGAP
Screen Size / Grade: SS 17 / Grade 1
Bean Appearance: Well finished and graded, reliable visual appearance, colour and grade
Acidity: Mild balanced
In the cup: Fine acidity and rich, well balanced, with delicate and clean aftertaste. Rich, intense making it a good selection for espresso.
Background: Daterra farms were Brazil’s first sustainable coffee farms. Daterra farms became ISO 24001 certified in 1999 and in 2003 became Rainforest Alliance certified. The Daterra farms produce quality coffee with a high degree of social and environmental responsibility, through the continual search for better technological alternatives for the impacts that are generated by the agricultural procedures. The coffee plantations are located in the perfect altitude under a stable temperature which constitutes the perfect environment for Arabica coffee. The plantations are located in the Cerrado region (State of Minas Gerasis) and in the Mogiana region(State of Sáo Paulo). The plantations are divided in 215 mini-farms and further subdivided into 2, 816 blocks call “quadras”, each of which is planted with a specific coffee variety. This plantation system ensures accurate monitoring and constant trace ability of each quadra’s historic track of rainfall, cultivation procedures and productivity.
Daterra farms are committed to produce quality coffee with a high degree of social and environmental responsibility, through the continual search for better technological alternatives for the impacts that are generated by the agricultural procedures.
The Penta System® is a set of technological procedures developed by Daterra engineers to ensure quality consistency. The quality delivered is the most important output of this system. Every stage of this unique processing system has been designed to only select the coffee beans that match the high quality window of Daterra. From picking to shipping, only the perfect beans remain in the process. Planting, Harvesting, Drying, Sorting and Packaging are the 5 stages of the system that eliminates all defects and guarantees outstanding quality control.