REGION: Huila, Garzon
ELEVATION: 1100 to 1600 masl
VARIETAL: Caturra and Castillo
PROCESSING: Fully Washed
BUYING STATION: Garzon
MILLING PLANT: Ibague-Tolima
CUP CHARACTERISTICS: Nutty, malty, citrus creamy
Colombia is the second largest producer of coffee in the world and the largest producer of washed and Arabica coffee. They are well known for their high quality coffee and about half of their exports come to the United States. Colombia exports approximately 12.5 million bags and internal consumption is about 2 million bags annually.
Colombia only produces washed Arabica coffee. There are three primary varieties grown in Colombia and the coffee is referred to by the region in which it is grown. There are many coffee producing regions in the country. Colombia is proficient in producing an abundance of truly delicious and sought after coffee.