Latino Coffee Lovers
The best Latinoamerican coffees in the world
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Colombian coffee is produced in a vast region up north of the country. More than 60.000 producers work intensively to take advantage of the Seasons, so the coffee is then harvested in October and November, at the end of the wet season. The Colombian Arabica exhibit a unique aroma, medium-high body and citric acidity so the world is pleased with one of the best Latin American beans of its kind.
Farmers rely in a short term winter season and the altitude to produce one of the finest coffees in the world. Its sweet and fruitty test captivate the paladar of millions of people worlwide.
The classic costarican coffee is well known as "aguas de medias" or "sock water". The name is given by the fact that the filter used to brew resembles a sock. The country grows exclusively two varieties of Arabica beans ( Bourbon and Typical) as the government have prohibited the production of Robusta due to quality reasons. Costa Rica projects to produce more than 1.3 million of 60Kg-bags by the end of 2023. Despite of being the 13th largest coffee producer in the world, production capacity has declined over the years. The country’s main concern today is to elevate quality and compensate for the slowly reduction in production volume by increasing the price of the bag. Generally, Costa rican beans exhibit moderate acidity and fruity falvour. with hints of chocolate, vanilla, grape and honey notes,
More than 90% of Cuban coffe is grown in the Sierra Maestra mountains located in the province of Oriente. October and November are the favorite months for harvesting. The country produces both Arabica and Robusta beans and production has been declining since 1959 due famers' poor incentive and the lack of resources from a very deteriorated economy. Its authentic blend, strong, sweet flavour and thicker texture make it one of the most captivated coffes in Latin america.
Brazil is responsible for 32% of the world's production of the world which makes it the largest producer and exporter of the planet. The country invest sheavily in technology and uses the most advanced methods to cultivate one of the finest and recognized coffee beans in south america. The Brazilian government supports the coffee movement by setting programs like the Coffee Quality Program (PQC) which certifies the quality of the final product using sensory analysis methods, The beans are 67% Arabica and 33% Robusta and is grown at altitudes between 200 and 1300m. The low acidity and well rounded body are one of its main features. and consumer.
In 2019 Guatemala was considered the 10th larger coffee producer in the world. Despite of declining in position over the years, the quality of their beans remain one the the best in latinoameriaca. The coffee grows the best at altitudes varying from 500-5000 ft, between 16 and 32°C . Harvesting last around 5 months starting in September and is properly treated using method called wet-processed. This process uses a significant amount of water and consists in removing the fruit from the beanbefore submitting them to the drying stage. As per the taste and flavour, Guatemalan coffee ranges from low tow to mild acidity depending on the region is grown. Chocolate and fruity are the most common hints found in Guatemalan coffees.
The great biodiversity of Ecuador allows it to grow one of the best coffee beans in the world. There is space to grow both Robusta and Arabica species. Different locations and altitudes determine the flavour profile of their coffee beans. Manabí, Loja, Zamora Chinchipe, Intag and Zaruma in the El Oro region are the most popular farms in the country and they are proud to produce one of the finest coffess in latin america. The farms or "haciendas" as the locals used to call them are located at altitudes between 500-1800m which allows for the ideal conditions for coffee plantations and the developing of their acidic and fruity flavour profile.
The benefits of Coffee
Having a few cups of coffee has benefits beyong experincing the taste of your favorite flavor. Researches have proved that moderated daily coffee compsuntion can notably improve health.
According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 300-400mg of caffeine is considered a moderated amount which is enough to increase alertness, stamina and mental focusness. However, exagerated doses can bring serious negative effects like insomnia, anvietty, digestive distress, hypertension, among others.
So, assuming that you are a conscious drinker, allow me to delite you with the perks that comes from drinking a few cups of the dark beverage.
1- It can boost the production of insulin and glucose metabolism which lead to decrease the risks of type-2 diabetes.
2- Regular (moderated) comsumption can lower the risk of heart disease and stroke
3- Boost longevity
4- Decrease cholesterol by preventing the formarion of gallstones.
5-It helps reducing estrogen levels and inflamation which are associated with risk of cancer.