Coffee's Role in Costa Rica
Costa Rica is made up of beautiful, bustling landscapes that range from volcanoes and beaches to rainforests and mountains. With two sides of the country that border the ocean, its known for its long coast lines and high-altitude mountains, which deem the perfect condition for growing rich, delicious coffee.
Coffee was introduced to Costa Rica in 1798 and is now the country’s second largest commodity. Today, the country plays an important role in the industry as a whole, having proven their commitment to sustainability and quality over the years.
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Regions & Cup Profile
November – February
1.5 million bags
Typica, Cattura, Mundo Novo, Hibrido Tico, Geisha, Villalobos & Villa Sarchi
Central Valley, Tres Rios, Turrialba, Brunca, Guanacaste, Tarrazu, Orosi & West Valley