WHAT IS ARABICA COFFEE?
Arabica coffee is the main variety cultivated, accounting for 60% of world production.
It is generally considered to produce a better tasting coffee; of course, it largely depends on its origin, processing method, and other factors.
Arabica coffee is considered the best coffee bean, as it is more balanced, aromatic and has a very pleasant acidity. In addition, it has less caffeine than other varieties.
Arabica coffee has between 0.8% and 1.4% caffeine. It is a subtle, delicate and elegant coffee with a great balance between flavor and body.
Flavor Profile Characteristic with a flavor profile that ranges from chocolatey, floral, caramel, fruity and bright acidity.
Grain The arabica bean can be easily distinguished with the naked eye, since it has a more elongated and flattened shape, it is crossed by a slight S-shaped line, its most visible characteristic.
WHERE IS IT GROWN?
The best-known varieties are “Typica” and "Borbon", from which different combinations and crops have been developed in different parts of the world, but mainly Arabica coffee It is grown throughout Latin America, in Central and Eastern Africa, in India and a little in Indonesia. The mild temperatures and altitude of these countries are the perfect ingredients for an ideal crop of this type of grain.
ARABICA COFFEE VARIETIES
TYPICA OR CRIOLLOOriginally grown in Africa and then adapted perfectly to American and Asian soil. It is highly appreciated for its clean, acidic and sweet infusion.
BOURBONRecognized as a typica mutation, it is found in Africa and Latin America.
CATURRAGrown in Brazil, it is derived from Bourbon.
GESHA OR GEISHAIt owes its name to the Ethiopian city of Gesha, today its cultivation is very popular in Panama.
JAMAICA BLUE MOUNTAINIt is recognized as one of the best varieties of Arabica Coffee in the world.
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