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Costa Rican El Perezoso Honey Process Arabica Green Coffee Beans (1kg)

Costa Rican El Perezoso Honey Process Arabica Green Coffee Beans (1kg)

Regular price £11.99 Zero Vat
Our Product Code: GRCOS
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10°05'59.9"N 84°22'37.3"W

This year our El Perezoso lots are coming from Coopro Naranjo located in the west Valley. This coop counts 2,000 members. They offer a micro lot program since 2006 that producers can join. They receive agronomy and processes training and support. They then need to fulfill the requirements of the Coop for their coffee to be considered as Micro Lot. Producers get an advance of Colones 110,000 in cash for their Micro lots. These coffees are delivered directly to the coop, the other coffees (blends, commercial quality) is delivered in one of the 47 receiving centers. Most of it is delivered in cherries. The range of producers they are working with is quite big and diverse.

At the Coop, the Micro lots are dried on African beds. Yellow honeys are transported in water to the table (reason why they are classified as yellow honeys according to the coop standards). The lots are not moved during the first night and then moved every 20 min. It takes 10 to 12 days to dry the honeys and 18 for the naturals.

The region is structured by ‘Lomas’ which are hills. The Loma program gathers specialty quality beans to create regional tailor-made lots for customers. Los Robles lots we have been buying for a few years are from the same program. Lor Robls being one of the numerous hills.

Because of the small size of the harvest this year, the coop had to get coffees from a few Lomas (hills) to produce the lots for Falcon. That allowed us to continue committing to the same volume despite the harvest difficulties the producers have been coping with this year.

3 lots are available this year: washed, honey and natural


1540 masl


Natural, Honey & Washed


West Valley

Cup Score 85-88


December - February


March - May




Coopro Naranjo

FSC-2062 Honey
Varietal: Mixed
Process: Honey
Cup profile: Mango,orange marmalade and cascara, creamy body and a long honey finish SCA: 85

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