Celebrating International Women’s Day

…Celebrating Women in Coffee #ChooseToChallenge In recognition and support of International Women’s Day, Minas Hill is launching a good range of newly-arrived coffees in Australia. These new coffees of mainly micro-lots, have been produced by some inspirational, female farmers. At Minas Hill, we believe it is important to recognise the contributions of women to the…

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Supporting small farmers:

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 of the Month: Renato Rodrigues

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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Introducing: Pedro Gabarra

Farms: Santo Antonio, Vertentes & Pinhal Province: Campo das Vertentes, Minas Gerais Certifications: UTZ; Rainforest; 4C; BSCA; AAA Nespresso FARMS: Santo Antonio farm was inherited by the Gabarra family in 1994, and Pinhal was acquired in 1997. Together they total an area of 1286Ha, at an altitude of 905 to 1180 meters. FARMER BACKGROUND: Pedro…

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New coffee: Sao Bento

A game-changer: amazing quality and very competitive pricing. Be surprised by our Sao Bento, another great coffee by Ismael Andrade. Sao Bento is a UTZ and BSCA certified farm located in the High Cerrado region, Minas Gerais state, south-eastern Brazil. Sao Bento farm produces high quality, sustainable beans using eco-friendly processes, in an area which…

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