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El Salvador Ojo De Agua Anaerobic Transparency Report

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We hope you enjoy the exquisite flavors of this single-origin coffee —a beautiful Anaerobic Pacas variety direct from Carlos Pola at Finca Las Brisas.

Grown at an elevation of 1400 meters and farmed with regenerative practices of Carlos Pola on Finca Las Brisas this coffee boasts distinct and delightful notes of Sweet Tangerine, Honey, with a Fruit/Floral Medley finish and then finished as an anaerobic. 

Anaerobic Process
After hand picking cherries and doing a quick sort to ensure ripeness and quality, coffees go into fermentation tanks void of oxygen for 72 hours; CO2 is released through a one-way valve. After this controlled fermentation coffees go onto raised beds intact (dry process) for roughly 2-3 weeks utilizing partial sun and air to dry while being stirred often to promote even drying.

 

Don't miss your chance to savor this microlot; it's a rare treat that won't be available for long!

Carlos & Patty Pola use regenerative farming practices, meaning that they are focused on soil health and sequestering carbon in the soil to mitigate climate change. They also maintain a great working environment and care deeply about their community, striving to make an impact and “save the planet one cup at a time.

TASTING NOTES: Crisp Apple, Carmel, Chocolate-Hazelnut

COFFEE INFORMATION

Origin El Salvador
Variety Pacas
Process Natural Anaerobic
Farmer / Producer Carlos Pola
Region Apaneca Illamatepec
Sub-region Juayúa
Farm Finca Las Brisas
Agricultural Practice Regenerative
Elevation (MASL) 1400
Origin Cup Score 87

Farmer-first Information

We take a farmer-first approach when sourcing our coffee, recognizing that the best coffee often comes from family-owned farms. Our commitment ensures that farmers are fairly compensated for producing the highest quality coffee. Our approach goes beyond coffee; it's about empowering farmers and their families to thrive.

  • Farmer/Producer Relationship Length with BLCC: 3 years
  • Farm Gate (price paid to farmer): $4.70 (per lb)
  • Fairtrade Premium (source: fairtrade.net): $1.95 (per lb)
  • Percent above Fairtrade Premium: 241%

Facts about Coffee Farms across the world

It's a fact that the world's coffee comes from families, not big corporations. Every bag of coffee that we deliver to you comes directly from these incredible coffee-producing families. Their dedication to their craft and commitment to sustainable practices truly make every sip of our coffee a unique experience. This is the ethos that drives us every single day.

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