Colombia El Eden - Grain and Grind
Colombia El Eden - Grain and Grind
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Colombia El Eden

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Coffee Name

Colombian El Eden

Bean Type

Caturra, Castillo

Processing Method

Wet

Harvest

Oct - March

Altitude

1458m

Origin

Paisa

Description

Forming one trisect of what is known as the Coffee Triangle (with Pereira and Manizales as the other key conurbations) Quindio sits within the rural Paisa region of Colombia, famous for producing coffee. The second smallest department in Colombia there is a high concentration of coffee producers in the area, and it is one of the key production areas in the country. El Eden itself is situated in a privileged position amongst the Cordillera Central, one of three veins of the Andes as they run through the country north to south.

Coffee in Colombia is generally picked by smallholders with their families and neighbours and washed and dried on the farm, often at high altitudes on steep slopes, or brought to a nearby beneficiary for processing. This coffee is collated at the dry mill facility managed by local farm owner Hernan Israel Ocendo Usman in Armenia. It is sourced from a group of 10 farms within the Quindio department, all from more technically advanced farms that focus a large amount on the quality of the coffee they grow.

Taste Profile

Flavours of candy floss, marzipan, plum and strawberry.  Finishes with dark chocolate.