History of the farm
Fazenda Tijuco is located in Chapada Diamantina, in the city of Piata, BA. At an elevation of 1268m (4160 ft), it is the highest city in the North and Northeast of Brazil. It is also considered a very cold city, with temperatures that vary from 2°C to 17°C (36°F to 63°F) during the winter.
Motivated by her father-in-law, Antonio Rigno de Oliveira, she acquired the property 10 years ago and started producing specialty coffee.
Coming from a coffee-producing family and with the help of her father-in-law, she soon began to enjoy the coffee producing culture and started investing in quality, taking advantage of the privileged location in the city of Piata.
Doing the harvest by hand, taking advantage of local manpower, the majority women, the farm harvests the coffee cherries, which are transported by tractors to the pulper.
The entire drying process is done with the guidance of technicians and then the coffee is stored in such a way as to maintain the quality obtained.
|Farm Name||Fazenda Tijuco|
|Farmer/Rep.||Zora Yonara Macedo Pina Oliveira|
|Country||Brazil Pulped Naturals|
|Size (30kg boxes)||36|
|City||Piatã – Bahia|
|Program||Brazil Pulped Naturals 2014|
|Aroma/Flavor||lime, pear, baking spices, sweet spices, pineapple, apple cider, orange, peach, grape, floral, honey, vanilla, caramel, grape, sweet chocolate, tea note|
|Acidity||citric, delicate, malic, lively transparent, bright, juicy, complex|
|Other||long finish, round, clean, intense, multi dimensional, transparent|
|Processing system||Pulped Natural|
|Coffee Growing Area||8 ha|
|Farm Size||14 ha|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||2380|
|High bidders||WATARU for TAKAMURA COFFEE ROASTERS|