Coffee traditions



Colombia KACHALÙ

Kachalù is a name of indigenous origin and means "the place where treasures are hidden”. The Kachalù -Coffee is grown in the south of the Colombian department of Santander. The coffee farmers are very committed for coffee cultivation in compliance with the standards for the protection of biological diversity and strive to improve the living conditions of the workers.

Colombian coffee offers an excellent quality, it is considered to be one of the best in the world.

The growing areas are in the heart of Colombia, the so called coffee triangle, consisting of the departments of Risaralda, Quindío and Caldas. Colombia is the largest producer of Arabica beans worldwide. 40 percent of the Colombian coffee trees are still produced in the traditional micro-entity and family businesses

The Arabica beans are soft, yet very aromatic. Especially the economically important varieties Medellin, Armenia adapt perfectly to the climatic conditions along the Cordilleras and in the northern Santa Marta region near the Caribbean. Clouds, Guamos trees and banana trees protect the plants from scorching heat and severe winds. Compared to Brazil, Colombia has the decisive advantage that there is unlikely to be cold spells, by which the whole crop can be destroyed.

Variety: Caturra und Castillo
Treatment: Washed
Harvest methode: Hand picking
Cultivation altitude: 1.350 - 1.750 m / 4430 – 5740 ft
Plantation size: 850 ha / 2100 ac
Precipitation: 1.750 - 2.300 mm p. a.
Temperature: 18 - 25°C / 64 - 77°F
Harvest time: October - December

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