A carbon neutral coffee farmer. Joao Newton Teixeira is Pedro Gabarra’s father and the product of four generations of coffee growers in the region, inheriting the passion and skills of the pioneers who initiated the coffee plantations in the southern Minas Gerais region, Brazil. Farms:  Santo Antônio, Mirante, Vertentes and Pinhal Farms Region:  Campo Das…

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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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“Coffee with Altitude” is possibly the best way to describe coffee produced at the Cerrado, northwest of Minas Gerais state. A powerful range of tastes and aromas comprise this region, ranging from nuts and caramel aroma, citric acidity, moderate to full-body, hints of chocolate taste and a long and pleasant aftertaste, making this region the…

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Going to the origin is one of the most unique experiences for any coffee lover. Besides finding hidden gems and unique flavours, it is rewarding to exchange knowledge and learn from the ones responsible for growing and processing the coffee we drink in Australia. Our relationship with the farmers gets stronger every time we visit them.…

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APAS (Association of Producers from Alto da Serra) is located in southern Minas Gerais, Sao Goncalo do Sapucai, Ferreiras District, a region that stands out for its natural beauty, pleasant climate, fertile soils, altitudes between 1000 and 1300m, favorable to the production of specialty coffees. The association is formed by a group of 36 producers…

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