Organic Nicaraguan Rio Coco Fair Trade
Origins: Madriz Region. San Juan del Rio Coco Cooperative. (Northern Nicaragua)
Roast Level: Dark
Varietal: Caturra, catimor and Catuai
Certifications: USDA Organic, Fair Trade (We are not a registered USDA partner but have organic papers from importer). Founded in 1978, this co-op now has 250 members. Becoming certified allowed the coop to access financial services, fund developments and export higher volumes and qualities of coffee. They are also able to invest in education programs for members, housing, improving on water sources and increased efforts on reforestation.
Flavors: Sweet chocolate notes and creamy mouthfeel almond finish. Very similar to El Salvador