-DECAF- Colombia Valle del Cauca
The Valle del Cauca has a bright acidity
with flavors of cherry, citrus, caramel
and cane sugar.
About Valle del Cauca
Located in a biological Conservation Corridor, Valle del
Cauca lies between the National Park of Tatama and
"serrania de los paraguas". Some years ago, this region
was identified by Conservation International as one of
the two main conservation corridors in Colombia.
Farmers in Valle del Cauca are strongly aware of the
importance of the preservation of natural resources,
water management and friendly environmental
practices. The region was once a prominent producer
of coffee, but much of the land is now dedicated to
producing sugar cane.
About the Sugarcane ProcessThis coffee was decaffeinated using the Sugarcane
Process. The process uses ethyl acetate - an organic
compound found in sugar cane - to remove 97% of the
caffeine from coffee beans. The process tends to leave
a pleasant, sweet flavor.