The Sanchez family have been working this land for five generations. Until 2000 nine brothers and sisters and their families managed their separately. After years of planning thefamilies pooled their resources and build the La Candelilla Estate & Micro Mill. It wasthe first of it’s kind in Costa Rica and set the stage for many small producers to follow suit.The micro mill explosion has a lot to do with the sophistication of the processing in CostaRica. With so many producers experimenting and taking control of their coffee
the knowledgehas exploded.
The estate now produces of 1000 bags of coffee a year and is highly regarded as one of
the bestcoffee producers in the country. They have been forward thinking with their approach toprocessing and varietal planting and now produce multiple lots of Geisha every year. The familyis one of the few producers in Costa Rica still using traditional fermentation but they havebuilt a vast lagoon system that uses native plants to purify the water before it is returnedto the river from which it came.
Cup Profile: Strawberry and tangerine with a syrupy body and lingering finish of vanilla and nougat.
All the bags we supply our roasted coffee in include a 1 Way valve for freshness, and Zip Lock so you can easily reseal them to keep the coffee fresh.
The bags we use for our freshly roasted coffee are Omnidegradable, this unique design makes use of PLA for the lining and valve, and zip lock. These bags are shelf stable, and will keep your coffee fresh for as long as you need them. But when disposed of, the entire bag will break down into it's natural components. You can add the bags to compost, they break down to Bio Mass, Cardbon Dioxide and Water all beneficial to plant growth. Biodegradable and compostable, our coffee bags are friendly to the environment and easy to dispose of - you can even dispose of them in your food waste recycling.