sul de minas
Cup profile: Medium body, higher acidity, sweet with a touch of citric and floral notes. The higher altitudes showcase a more velvety body and notes of caramel, chocolate, almonds and citrus and other fruit.
Sul de Minas, located in the Southern part of Minas Gerais, is home to Brazil’s largest cooperatives, but also The Coffee Quest Brazil located in Varginha. The city has a strategic location between our three main sourcing regions, and the only Dry Port in Brazil to facilitate easy logistics. Going deeper into Sul de Minas, we identify an award-winning region for specialty coffee. The favourable climate, together with a local artisan approach has been at the basis of success.
Producers show dedication at all stages of production, investing in solid infrastructure and Research & Development. You feel the tradition in coffee farming the moment you step onto older farms in Sul de Minas. The region has a mild temperature between and high elevation up to 1,400 m.a.s.l.