Coffee Country Profile: Colombia

Coffee Country Profile: Colombia

 Colombia is well known to be one of the major exporters of coffee around the world! This beautiful country, located in South America, grows one of richest and flavorful coffee ever! 

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Colombia has a region dedicated to Coffee!

The Colombian Coffee Triangle, also known as, the Coffee Axis is the place to go for us Coffee lovers! Coffee trees are grown on farms on the  mountainside. The popular tourist spot has many tours and museums where visitors can go and see how the coffee is grown, harvested, produced!

The Coffee Triangle is made up of three departments:

  • Caldas
  • Risaralda 
  • Quindio

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Coffee Culture

The coffee culture in Colombia is heavenly! Colombians drink coffee any time of the day and pair it with chocolate, bread or other pastries. Coffee is a really big thing in Colombia, that they even have cafes that teach their customers on how to make great coffee. The production and culture of coffee in Colombia is very traditional that it gets passed down generations. 

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Colombia Flavor

Colombian Coffee Beans are widely popular and have that taste where it is truly delicious. The flavors of Colombian coffee does vary depending where you are but still gives the acidic- fruity taste. Some of the flavors that vary are:

  • Dried Orange
  • Fruity
  • Chocolate
  • Caramel 
  • Nutty

Earthgrounds Colombian Coffee was made in Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia. You'll be able to taste the berry, orange-y and chocolate flavor! 

 

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100% of coffee beans made in Colombia are Arabica!

Colombian Coffee being 100% Arabica could be the reason the flavors are unforgettable. Each coffee cherry is hand picked! Its amazing the effort to make sure that the beans that are going to be sent out are one of the best qualities.  They say a machine would not be able to tell the difference! 

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The love and effort put in harvesting the best coffee cherries really warms the heart. 

Earthgrounds offers Colombian Coffee Beans from Medellin in the province of Antioquia! We offer it in 3 different grinds:

  • Standard
  • Espresso
  • Whole Beans

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For every bag purchase, we plant a tree! 

 

 

 

 

For more information about coffee from Colombia, check out these references that we used to help us write this blog:

https://theculturetrip.com/south-america/colombia/articles/a-guide-to-colombias-coffee-triangle/ (2017) Chris Bell

https://colombiareports.com/evolution-coffee-culture-colombias-coffee-region/ (2016)  Donaldson

https://espressocoffeeguide.com/gourmet-coffee/coffees-of-the-americas/colombian-coffee/#tasting-notes (n.d) Espresso Coffee Guide

 


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