Behind the coffee Colombia is the second largest producer of coffee in the world and the largest producer of washed and Arabica coffee. Colombia exports approximately 12.5 million bags and internal consumption is about 2 million bags annually.
Around Huila, several small farms meticulously control each crop to guarantee traceability and quality, they typically plant mostly with Caturra. Processing is very traditional, producers use hand-cranked de-pulping machines to remove the cherry from the beans and dry the coffee on raised beds to provide good air circulation and even drying.
Flavours and CharacteristicsBright, winey acidity, creamy body, sweet and nutty with notes of dark chocolate and caramel.