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Puro Fuerte

Wow, good morning and a warm welcome from this intense fiery blend. This dark roasted blend of high grown Arabica’s with the finest Ugandan Robusta’s creates a warm balanced cup with lively fragrant flavours, which when added to perfectly tempered milk creates a bitter sweet chocolate.

Coffee Profile:

Origins:
Peru, Honduras, Guatemala, Colombia & Uganda

Coffee Type:
Fairtrade & Shade Grown
% Arabica
% Robusta

Strength:

Producers:

Peru
CEPROAP are seated in the region of Pichanaki, the coffee here is grown at 1650m above sea level by smallholder producers who hand pick the beans in June-October, wash, clean by hand and then sun dry their harvest.

Honduras
COAGRICSAL & COPROCAEL are positioned in the regions of Copán & Ocotopeque, the coffee here is grown 1000-1500m above sea level by smallholder producers who hand pick the beans in December-February, wash, clean by hand and then sun dry their harvest.

Guatemala
FEDECOCAQUA are located across Huehuetenango, Cobán, Verapaces, Retalhuleu, San Marcos, and Zacapa and coffee here is grown at 1900m above sea level by a large number of smallholder coffee producers who hand pick the beans in January-June, wash, clean by hand and sun dry their harvest.

Colombia
ASPROUNION are located in Nariño, their coffee is cultivated at 1300-1800m above sea level by 270 smallholder coffee producers that span 700 hectares. They hand pick the main coffee crop in April-June, but do a second smaller harvest in October-January. Similarly to the other co-operatives, they wash, clean by hand and then sun dry their harvest.

Uganda
KCFCS or Kibinge Coffee Farmers Co-operative Society is a coffee farmers organisation located 150 km south-west of Uganda’s capital Kampala, in Bukomansimbi District, Kibinge sub-county. The special geographic position of Kibinge, just below the equator, allows coffee to be harvested twice a year. This region ordinarily produces some of the finest Robusta coffee in the world, with hard beans, which give an even roast and a mild, soft, sweet and neutral taste. The coffee is grown at 1250m above sea level and hand picked from May until September and then again from October until January.

NB. Climate change, harvests, politics, economics and many other factors demand that from time to time we need to also source coffee from other Fairtrade certified co-operatives in these countries.

Puro Coffee Blends:

Puro Organic
Puro Noble
Puro Fuerte