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Roasted - El Salvador HG EP

ES-HG-0.5-FCR

Roasts next day. Ships within two business days

About the bean 

This batch of El Salvador SHG EP comes to us from Finca San Antonio run by the Boza family, which includes three sisters in key operational roles. Karla Boza, in particular, is fast gaining a profile for her international efforts to improve fair prices for farmers.

Finca San Antonio focuses primarily on specialty coffee production through sustainable methods. They are noted for their commitment to the local environment and community development. Certified by the Rainforest Alliance, the farm holds a rating of 95.75% on average.

An elegantly spare, well composed Salvadorian. A strong baker's chocolate taste combines with a most enjoyable creamy body. Smooth and easy. Great for espresso or as a base for blending.

COUNTRY: El Salvador
FARM: Finca San Jose  
PRODUCER: Maritza Boza & Family
REGION: San Salvador, Balsamo Quezaltepec
PROCESS: Washed
ALTITUDE: 1200 masl.
VARIETALS: Bourbon
SCREEN SIZE: 14+
DIRECT TRADE: Yes
CERTIFICATION: Women in Coffee

CUPPING NOTES: Chocolate, very sweet. Smooth body. Medium acidity.

Roasting recommendation: The dark side. For an explanation of our different roasts, see here: http://greenbeanery.ca/pages/roasting-chart.

SHG: Strictly High Grown. Usually denser and higher quality than a Hard Bean (HB) or High Grown (HG). These beans are grown above 1,200 masl. (metres above sea level).

EP: European Prep. Indicates the coffee has undergone rigorous sorting - usually by hand to ensure defective beans and foreign material have been removed.



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