Farm – Sitio Boa Vista
Owner – Celso & Gertrudes
Altitude – 1100-1200m
Region – Caconde, Brazil
Process – Natural
Variety – Red Catuai
At a time when only a few believed in Brazilian specialty coffee, Gertrude and Celso defended with passion the very unique profile of their Boa Vista coffee.
The farm surrounded by forests and protected natural springs, a paradise for animals because it is an area where hunting and use of pesticides are prohibited. Gertrude and Celso’s coffees have won numerous awards in the state of Sao Paulo and rank among the top 50 Brazilian specialty coffees
The Boa Vista drying mill is equipped with state-of-the-art electro-optics, allowing cherries to be sorted on the day they are harvested. They are all picked manually and have been de-pulped immediately afterwards since 2006. They are dried on traditional patios.
Boa Vista was one of the first farms to work with FAF, at a time when only a few believed in Brazilian specialty coffee