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Pecari Tajacu

A café of dreams and magical peccaries

Pecari Tajacu, the Washed coffee that defines the profile of Taza from the coffee growing region of Santander, Colombia, in green and ready to roast.

We explain what you want to know about dream coffee and magic Peccaries

  1. It is a coffee that its cup profile is chocolatey
  2. Its key descriptor in aroma and flavor is raisins.
  3. Other descriptors that complete its organoleptic profile are fruity and stone fruits.
  4. It is an ideal coffee for espresso, capsule and superautomatic extraction.
  5. It has a global score according to the SCA scale of 83.25 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 Andean ridge coffee geography, in the Colombian coffee origin and in the Santander coffee region.
  9. It is an arabica coffee and a blend of the Castillo and Caturra varietals.
  10. It is a coffee that we have processed with the Traditional Washed method -washed and fermented-, with an aerobic fermentation, we have dried it in a mixed way: in the sun in canopies and mechanically in guardiolas.
Bag of green coffee Pecari Tajacu from the region of Norte SantanBag of green coffee Pecari Tajacu from the region of Norte Santander, in Colombia, in Colombia

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Learn more about the Cooperative that produces Pecari Tajacu coffee in a fair and equitable manner.

Pecarí Tajacu is produced by a collective of coffee growers in the coffee-growing region of Santander in Colombia.

This coffee growers’ cooperative of Santander has been working since 1967, with the purpose of producing and exporting specialty coffee from the Santander region in a fair and equitable manner.
They are located in the north central zone of Colombia, in the Andes Mountains, an ideal place due to its climatic conditions for growing high quality shade-grown coffee.
Its objective is that consumers of specialty coffees recognize them as producers that take care of each process, with fair agreements and sustainable techniques.

Pecarí Tajacu is a coffee from 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 Pecarí Tajacu coffee

We explain in brief what the coffee growing region of Santander in Colombia is like.

  • It has 75 coffee-growing districts
  • The estimated population is 1.74 million inhabitants.
  • Its surface area is 21,657.43 km².
  • Produces 5.55% of the total coffee in the country
  • 51,196 hectares are cultivated with coffee trees.
  • Ranked 7th in the country’s coffee growing region
  • More than 32,400 families are engaged in coffee cultivation
  • The altitude of the crop in the region is 1,400 to 1,800 meters above sea level.
  • The most harvested varietals are Castillo, Colombia and Caturra.
  • The main harvest months are September to December.
  • Coffee from Santander has a denomination of origin – DO
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