8 oz Wash-Processed Coffee Beans from Ecuador
Cherries, Cherries, Cherries! These cheerful beans were grown organically and wash-processed by APECAP, the Asociación de Productores Ecológicos de Altura de Palanda! This coffee makes for a bright and cheery pour-over and is extra juicy as an espresso! Try it flash-brewed over ice for an extra refreshing drink!
- Origin: Palanda and Chinchipe Cantons, Zamora Chinchipe Province, Ecuador
- Elevation: 1130-1690 masl
- Growers: FAPEPCAFES - Federación Regional de Asociaciones de Pequeños Cafetaleros Ecológicos del Sur
- Varietal: Typica, Caturra, Pache
- Producer: APECAP - Asociación de Productores Ecológicos de Altura de Palanda
- Process: Organic (NOP), Fair Trade (FLO - SPP)
- Certifications: Walida Cooperative
- Tasting Notes: Cherries, Cherries, Cherries
- Roasted by Pair Cupworks
- Quantity: 8 dry oz (226 grams)
Coffee orders are typically roasted on Sunday and shipped the next Monday (excluding US holidays). Contact us for bulk orders!
From the importer, Sustainable Harvest:
"FAPECAFES - Federación Regional de Asociaciones de Pequeños Cafetaleros Ecológicos del Sur, founded in 2002 in the south of Ecuador, FAPEACFES developed the commercialization of specialty, organic, Fair Trade coffee with a goal of improving the quality of their coffee and the livelihoods of their producers. Since 2002, FAPECAFES has had BCS and Flocert organic certifications.
Currently, FAPECAFES has 1,200 members. The organization is passionate in promoting organic farming methods and prohibit the use of agrochemicals. In addition to coffee, their members diversify their crops and also make other organic, artisanal products such as honey.
The lot was produced by the group APECAP - Asociación de Productores Ecológicos de Altura de Palanda, group member of Fapecafes. The group is located in the province of Zamora Chinchipe, in the Palanda and Chinchipe Cantons, in the parishes of San Francisco, Porvenir del Carmen, Palanda, Valladolid, Parroquia Zumba.
All of these producers are organic certified through FAPECAFES’ SSP and FLO certification.
The coffee is fermented for 14 hours then washed and dried on solar beds. The drying process is finished with dryers in order to reach 12% humidity."