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Ara Macau

An immortal coffee of fire and sun

Ara Macau the washed coffee that defines the Taza profile from the coffee growing region of Oaxaca, Mexico, green and ready to roast.

Here's what you want to know about fire and sun coffee

  1. It is a coffee with a chocolatey cup profile.
  2. Its key descriptor in aroma and flavor is spices.
  3. Other descriptors that complete its organoleptic profile are chocolates and citrus fruits.
  4. It is an ideal coffee for extraction in mocha, espresso and capsules.
  5. It has an overall SCA scale score of 83 points.
  6. Its acidity is citric with a medium intensity.
  7. It has a creamy medium intensity body
  8. It is a coffee grown in the coffee growing geography of Dos Océanos in the coffee origin of Mexico and in the coffee growing region of Oaxaca.
  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 aerobically washed and dried in a combination of patios and canopies.
Chabela green coffee sack from the Chiapas region of Mexico.

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Process

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Coffee growers and producers

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Coffee Districts

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Hectares with coffee trees
Coffee farmer working with Mexican crops

Get to know the organic coffee of Oxaca from this collective

Ara Macau is produced in a coffee growers' cooperative in the coffee-growing region of Oxaca in Mexico.

The cooperative that produces this coffee was born in 2012 as a tool for the producers that form it in order to participate in international markets such as the fair trade and organic market.
The cooperative has the challenge of meeting the quality expectations of its clients and supporting the producers that make up the cooperative in order to position its organic coffees as a reference in the market.

Ara Macau is an organic coffee of the Terras range.

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 coffee Ara Macau

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

  • It has 17 coffee-growing districts
  • The estimated population is 4.1 million inhabitants.
  • Its surface area is 93,952 km².
  • Produces 22.82% of the total coffee in the country
  • 136,000 hectares are cultivated with coffee trees.
  • Ranked 3rd in the country’s coffee growing region
  • More than 70,000 families are engaged in coffee cultivation
  • The altitude of coffee cultivation in the region is between 1,100 and 1,200 meters above sea level.
  • The most commonly harvested varietals are Típica, Pluma, Hidalgo, Maragogype, and Mundo Nuovo.
  • Harvest months are from October to June.
Ara macau-region

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