At Minas Hill we support small farmers. Although Brazil is the biggest coffee producing country in the world and has a diverse range of growing zones, many are located in mountainous areas where it can be difficult to adopt cost-saving technologies. Most small coffee farms in Brazil are family run, without a high level of…

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FARMER:  Renato Rodrigues FARM: Vista Alegre  REGION: Piatã, Chapada Diamantina STATE: Bahia BACKGROUND: Renato Rodrigues is highly regarded amongst Brazil’s coffee growers. Renato achieved 5th place in Brazil’s 2020 Cup of Excellence competition, which has the purpose of promoting traceability, direct trade and rewarding quality coffee in Brazil. This was not Renato’s first award however,…

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