Quality of Colombian Coffee

Colombia coffee picker exports

What do you think about Colombia? Football player? Political coup? Yeah, Colombia audience is more known as a country full of political intrigue than Colombian Coffee. But, that’s not what we are going to discuss. There are other things that make Colombia more global, ie coffee. Until now, Colombia is in third place as the country’s largest coffee exporter in the world.

Colombian coffee is grown in the highlands and the painstaking care tends to get in the shade of banana and rubber trees. This coffee is one of the best in the world, rich, dense, and very balanced. Coffea Arabica L., better known as Arabica beans, prefer a higher altitude and drier climates than its cousin, the low-quality Robusta beans (C. robusta). Therefore, barren mountains and lands a bit dry and rich in volcanic Colombia make ideal conditions for growing high-quality coffee.



With a cool enough temperature, as well as fertile soil surrounding mountains make Colombian ideal for growing coffee. Unesco even declares the plantation areas of Colombia; Antioquia, Caldas, Risaralda, Quindío, Tolima, and Valle del Cauca as a UNESCO World coffee plantations.

Colombian coffee is grown in two main regions, the central area around Medellin, Armenia and Manizales, known as MAM to lovers, and regions, more eastern mountains near Bogotá and Bucaramanga. MAM knew varieties because of their weight, rich taste and smooth, balanced acidity while the mountain grown eastern beans produce coffee richer, heavier, less acidic. The best coffee comes from this area.

But coffee is not the main plantations in Colombia, you know. Plantations in Colombia also produces cocaine. Somewhat risky for our nation’s east, but there Cocaine used to be mixed with tea. Colombian history explains the new coffee is grown in the Andes mountains in the 18th century by the Jesuits. It turned out that thrives and soil ideal for growing coffee. Even the official website Colombia travel mentioned that there are 10 cities in Risaralda that land is very good for growing coffee optimally.

Colombia Coffee Bean

Colombia Coffee Bean

You know if it’s the best coffee beans on a combination of plant sites that support, the right type, and the weather even to the stage of grapes greatly affect the taste of coffee. Colombian farmers already concerned about this. The coffee there is treated specially, to move the coffee beans from the garden to the warehouse, they only use a donkey and a special car.

There are several levels of Colombian coffee. Colombian Supremo coffee is the best kind of level of production Colombia. This type has a gentle nature, aromatic, and sweetness. The second level, Excelso Grade has a density that is lighter and slightly more acidic.

RA coffee

RA Colombian coffee

It is not known exactly when coffee first reached Colombia. Many historians believe it happened around the same time Jesuit priests first began arriving from Europe in the mid 16th century’s first export of coffee from Colombia began in 1835 when about 2,500 bags exported to the US

By 1875, 170,000 bags headed for the United States and Europe. Exports grew rapidly over the next hundred years or more and peaked in 1992 around 17 million bags. Today, Colombian coffee exports about 10 million bags per year.

For decades, both Colombia is the world’s leading coffee producer in Brazil. More recently, Vietnam surpassed Colombia in the export coffee to take the number two seat and move Colombia to close. But, the old adage quality over quantity certainly applies here.

Although the third largest coffee producer in the world, but coffee does not become the number one consumption for its own local residents. People there are also happy to drink water and tea. Two types of coffee are most widely known are Arabica, Robusta (canephora). Type of arabica coffee from Colombia rated light and not too bitter, therefore, preferable to most people. Now, Colombian coffee is worldwide spread and started to be sampled by many people, including Indonesia.

As did J.CO, which not only provides a variety of donuts, but also quality coffee for the fans. And coffee in J.CO, known as J.COFFEE has passed nine processing of seeds to the presentation.

Colombian Coffee at JCoffee

Colombian Coffee at JCoffee

9th step through which it is growing, picking, processing, milling, roasting, packaging, grinding, brewing, up enjoying. In general, for processing coffee cherries into coffee beans such as Arabica quality, typically use a wet process.

The long process who then produce J.COFFEE is ready to be consumed and enjoyed by all consumers. Until now J.COFFEE had also done a lot of innovation. J.COFFEE have as many as more than 35 variants of the drink that consist of the basic ingredients of coffee, chocolate, and fruit.

One who makes coffee taste J.COFFE feels comes from Colombian coffee. Colombian coffee is one of the best real coffee used J.COFFEE. Colombian coffee including Arabica coffee varieties. Arabica coffee has a richer flavor than robusta.

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