Region: Around Pedralva City in Minas Gerias state
Producer: Beneficio Pedra Branca (owned by Carma Coffee)
Growers: Various farms in the region
Varietal: Yellow Catuai
In the cup: churned Butter, Nougat Honey, Milk choc, Plum, wine, honey, almonds
This lot is honey processed and is an example of producers looking to diversify the coffees they have on offer.
Benefício Pedra Branca is located in the municipality of Pedralva, 48Km away from Carmo de Minas Headquarters. This along with another mill was set up to process beans grown in some of the highest-placed coffee farms in Brazil. The farms are located in municipalities like Cristina, São José do Alegre, Maria da Fé, Brazópolis and Conceição das Pedras, among others and apart from Pedralva itselfMost of the farms are small and family-ran properties – which is common in the region. .