SCA score: 83.25
F A I R T O F A R M E R , D I R E C T T R A D E
Generally hailing form the Cabo Verde area in Minas Gerais the peaberry is a combination from a couple of neighbouring farms. Formed when the bean inside the cherry fails to create two parts, it is often touted as getting extra nutrients and therefore performing better in the cup. An average altitude of 950 meters, a climate with well defined seasons, low humidity and favourable temperatures all combine to make great growing areas for coffee.
One of those hidden secrets of coffee, that perhaps doesn’t quite get the attention it deserves.