Tasting Notes: Caramel, Brown Sugar, Plum
Roast level: Medium
Farmer: COSURCA Cooperative
From the roaster: This new lot from southern Colombia is delicious and familiar with notes of caramel, brown sugar, and plum. Cosurca exports coffee for our long-time producer partner, Fondo Paez. This particular lot is comprised of coffee from the same region, giving it a comparable flavor profile. COSURCA is a secondary-level cooperative currently comprised of eleven producer associations, one cooperative and three territorial entities or municipalities from the Southern Colombian Macizo mountains in the center and south of the region of Cauca. The organization was constituted on March 12th 1993 with the objective of furthering the economic development of a region that was largely cut off from the rest of the country due to civil war and political violence. Currently, COSURCA is providing accompaniment and support in the technical, organizational, commercial, political and judicial development of 1500 small farmer families, with an emphasis on organic and fair trade coffee production, food security and self-sufficiency for communities through the production of staple crops, as well as the production and commercialization of tropical fruits for pulp and juices.
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