This coffee comes from a certified organic single estate in the Jarabacoa region of the Dominican Republic. The Ramirez Estate employs over 400 people. 40 percent of the workers are female and many of them are Haitian migrant workers. We pay roughly 300 percent higher wages than Fair Trade to the Estate and they use a decent portion of their profits to create sustainable gas recycling (to reduce emissions), water filtration (to prevent river contamination), and to donate computers and books to many of the local schools.
Peaberry: Peaberry coffee is a genetic mutation occurring in approximately 6% of coffee cherries. This causes only one seed to form instead of the usual two. Coffee seeds usually form in pairs in the flat coffee-bean shape we’re used to seeing. Peaberry seeds are round and packed with full-bodied flavor!
Cupping Notes: Mellow, smooth and creamy body. Notes of Almonds that round off to a sweet vanilla soymilk finish. The Peaberry has extra notes of sweet orange cream in the finish.