To decaffeinate this coffee, organic compounds were used, which allowed preserving the drink's body and rich bouquet.
Compañia Nacional del Café
Varieties of Arabica
Taste profile: coffee with a dense, rounded body and notes of dried banana, dark chocolate, tobacco and prunes.
Packing options: 250 grams, 1 kilogram and ground in drip bags. We can grind coffee for any brewing method, just check the Grind checkbox and select the grind size for your brewing method.
Colombia is the third largest coffee producer in the world and the second largest producer of Arabica grown on the slopes of the Andes. Major coffee-producing regions: Armenia, Medellin, Tolima, Caldas, Kindia, Cauca, Popayan, Nariño, Huila. The climate in the lowland areas is humid tropical, in the mountains at an altitude of more than 1200 meters above sea level, the temperature during the day varies from 18 to 24 ° C. The rainy season lasts from April to July and from October to November. Soils are rich in minerals, volcanic. Coffee trees grow at an altitude of 800 - 2200 meters above sea level. The coffee is harvested virtually all year round. Collection times vary by region. The main varieties of arabica: bourbon, typica, katurra, catuay, maragojeep.
Colombia Decaf - Washed processing Excelso quality Arabica. Ethyl acetate (EA, C4H8O2), an organic compound and a by-product of fruit fermentation, found in ripe bananas and beer, for example, was used for decaffeination. That is why the decaffeination process with this solvent is called natural.
The decaffeinating procedure was carried out at the factoryCoffein comagnielocated in Bremen. The plant was founded in 1931 by the chemist Erich Scheele, who patented the one-stage extraction method. For nearly a century, Scheele has been producing high quality coffee decaffeinated with ethyl acetate, methylene chloride and carbon dioxide, and is committed to supporting sustainable development initiatives. Coffein Comagnie is a shareholder in the Colombian company Compañia Nacional del Café (CNC), which gives it access to high quality coffee from that country.