SHB = Strictly Hard Bean = Coffee was grown at an altitude above 1350 meters.
EP = European Preparation = Raw coffee beans are hand sorted to remove any defective beans.
SHG = Strictly High Grown = coffee was grown at high altitudes, which allows the bean to develop slower, resulting in a denser high quality bean.
NY (New York) 2/3; specifies the quality is standard to the Green Coffee Association of New York. 2/3 refers to the amount of defects permitted in the lot; a maximum of nine secondary defects, and no primary defects.
SSFC (Strictly Soft Fine Cup); Strictly Soft beans are grown at relatively low altitudes (under 1200 meters). Beans grown at lower altitudes mature quickly and produce a lighter, less dense bean. This term also means the beans are free of hard rioy taints. Fine Cup means it is a specialty grade coffee.
17/18 refers to the screen size. These beans are one screen size larger than 14/16, denoting a larger bean. Larger bean size is generally linked to higher quality.
World Arabica Coffee in Our Current Inventory
Myanmar Pyin Oo Lwin
Congo Kivu Kavisa Fully Washed
Brazil Mogiana 17/18 FC SS
Honduras San Manuel SHG EP
Pyin Oo Lwin Township, Green Land Estate , Washed
Pyin Oo Lwin Township, Blue Mountain, Washed
Estate Blend, Washed
Tet Kone Village, Natural
Our proprietary blends have been developed based on the regional characteristics of the world coffee.
Central & South America
Medium to high acidity
Light to medium bodied
Mild & balanced
Medium to heavy bodied
Wine taste with fruitiness