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Savanna Natural

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Estimated final 6-9 €/Kg
Cultivar Catuai
Minimum order 5 bags
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Processing Natural
Bag Size 60 Kg
Packaging Hermetic/GrainPro
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Region Brazil
Availability SPOT
Processing Natural
Notes SweetNutty Cocoa
Farming Reduced PesticidesWater RecyclingVisitors welcomeRainforest
Cultivar Catuai
Altitude 960 masl
Bag Size 60
Packaging Hermetic/GrainPro
Drying Sun-dried - African bed
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Terroir: Brazil

Minas Gerais is a mountainous, landlocked state in southeastern Brazil of roughly the size of France. Minas Gerais lies almost wholly within the geologically ancient, mineral-rich uplands known as the Brazilian Highlands, reaching an elevation of about 790 metres above sea level.

With the exhaustion of the gold deposits in the 1770s, Minas Gerais entered a period of economic stagnation. But in the mid-nineteenth century coffee production boomed in the southern part of the province.


Catuai is a genetic cross between two natural Arabica mutations of yellow Caturra and Mundo Novo, that can come in red and variations. As it is a smaller plant, it can be planted closer together, creating a higher planting density, and allowing for easier access to its cherries during harvesting.

While the Catuai variety of coffee is characterised as being a vigorously growing coffee plant, it’s highly susceptible to coffee rust disease and coffee berry diseases. Red Catuai can have a fuller body and yellow Catuai can have a softer body, but it will depend on climatic conditions and altitude present when during growth, as well as the post-harvest processing employed.

Catuai is capable of creating a variety of notably unique cup profiles, depending on where and how it was cultivated. In general, red Catuai beans tend to produce more complex coffees.

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