Luis Enrique Navarro of Monte Copey in Dota, Tarrazú, winner of the Cup of Excellence in May, received $41.20/lb. for his beans. Maruyama Coffee, Sugi Coffee Roasting, Ponpon Coffee, and Orsir Coffee of Taiwan purchased 1,518 lbs. of Navarro’s coffee for $62,541.60.
Coffee futures traded at roughly $1.76/lb. Tuesday. A little more than half of Costa Rica’s roasted coffee is exported to the United States and Canada.
my favorite region is still the Andes then Brazil. a relative brought me back some Blue Mountain from a trip to ganja island and while it was not bad it wasn't all that great either. the price is higher than the weed they sell....
COSTA RICAS FAMOUS COFFEE PLANTATIONS WERE FIRST ESTABLISHED WITH PLANTS BROUGHT FROM CUBA IN THE LATE 1700S. COSTA RICA TARRAZU IS FULL BODIED WITH A PLEASANT ACIDITY. THIS COFFEE IS BEST MADE IN A CAFETIERE/FRENCH PRESS AND ALLOWED TO BREW FOR 3-4 MINUTES. COSTA RICAN TARRAZU IS FULL BODIED WITH A PLEASANT ACIDITY. 100% ARABICA COFFEE.
I loves me some good coffee....will have to search this kind and read reviews about it. While the pricing is a bit steep I still love a good cup of coffee and when you consider how much a pound of coffee is in relation to how many cups it makes...it's still a bargain as we pay around $5 a cup to fork over to Coffee Houses.
DonM - 6/25/2014 9:28 AM About now I would pay the $, hotel room coffee sucks! I want some fresh beans and my French press about now
That is the only time I'll actually go to a coffee shop. Hotel coffee is terrible.
Most supermarket & hotel coffee is exclusively robusta, and instant and cheap ground coffees are certainly robusta. You can still find Arabica in the grocery store, but just because it's labeled Arabica does not mean it's of high quality. Amazon has 5 lbs. of Tarrazu for $38.00, this is the only brand that I would select on Amazon:
I get my Maine Root Ginger Brew there, along with Topo Chico mineral water...and of course, some cigars. Will have to look for this, as long as I don't have to donate an organ to pay for it!
Looks like $10.92 a pound for medium roast whole beans....not too bad. When you are there, ask them when they will be getting some Costa Rican cigars
That is a reasonable price, will look for some this weekend. How about you send some Costa Rican cigars and I can leave them some samples? I do have contact with the regional manager for Spec's cigar dept, not that it will help much, but...just sayin'!
nirab...some cigars are headin your way. I stopped at the local supermarket today and bought a bag of Dota Tarrazu med. roast whole beans...$8.50/lb.
If anyone is interested, I could mail a bag to the states and maybe include a couple of cigars! Send me a PM. The bag is 400 grams and costs $6.75.