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Balam the washed coffee that defines the Taza profile from the coffee growing region of Chiapas, Mexico, green and ready to roast.

Here's what you want to know about Balam

  1. It is a coffee that its cup profile is chocolatey
  2. Its key descriptor in aroma and flavor is spicy.
  3. Other descriptors that complete its organoleptic profile are stone fruits and citrus fruits.
  4. It is an ideal coffee for extraction in mocha, espresso and capsules.
  5. It has an overall score according to the SCAscale of 82.5 points.
  6. Its acidity is citric with a medium intensity.
  7. It has a medium intensity body and is creamy to the touch
  8. It is a coffee that is cultivated in the Dos Océanos coffee geography, in the coffee origin of Mexico and in the coffee growing region of Chiapas.
  9. It is an Arabica coffee and a blend of Catimor and Catuaí varietals.
  10. It is an organic coffee that we have processed in washed, sun dried
Saco de café verde Balam de la región de Chiapas, en México

All the data to be able to value in depth the coffee of Chiapas with its own name: Balam

Café Balam Infographic Technical Data Sheet




Coffee growers and producers


Coffee Districts


Hectares with coffee trees
Caficultor trabajando cosechas mexicanas

Mexican Coffee: Balam, tradition and respect for the coffee grower and producer

Balam is produced in a coffee growers' cooperative in the coffee-growing region of Chiapas, Mexico.

This cooperative was founded in 1980, with the best technology in the industry, for the analysis of the processes to obtain the best quality and yield of the grain.
Business ethics can be defined as a business strategy in which commitments and responsibilities are made to the cooperative’s key groups: customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and creditors, competitors, the community where they operate and governmental authorities.

Balam is an organic coffee of the Terras

Roaster we will briefly explain the advantages of roasting green coffee from the Terras de Mare range Terra Green Coffee

They have: A well-defined cup profile and identified with the coffee region where they are produced – A broad spectrum key descriptor that is easy to recognize and adopt by the consumer – Interannual stability of the cup profile and key descriptor – A roast with minimal variations for a systematized profile – Maximum number of defects 10 per 350 gr – Specialty score by the SCA – Variety of processes and coffee regions in each origin – Unification of 60 kg containers to optimize logistics and handling – Price subject to stock exchange – Availability of contracts by harvest – Exclusive marketing territory.

The coffee region where we produce our Balam coffee

We explain in brief what the coffee growing region of Chiapas in Mexico is like.

  • It has 13 coffee-growing districts
  • The estimated population is 5.5 million inhabitants.
  • Its surface area is 73,311 km².
  • Produces 29.98% of the total coffee in the country
  • 228,254 hectares are cultivated with coffee trees.
  • It occupies the 1st place as the country’s coffee growing region
  • More than 73,000 families are engaged in coffee cultivation
  • The altitude of coffee cultivation in the region is between 1,100 and 1,300 meters above sea level.
  • The most harvested varietals are Típica, Caturra, Borbón, Catimor 129 and Mundo Novo.
  • Harvest months are from January to May.
Vistas de iglesia de Oaxaca con caballo pasando por delante transportando sacos de café verde

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