Who We Source From:
Level Ground Trading's vision is to alleviate poverty in developing countries through Direct Fair Trade. To complete that mission, they trade fairly and directly with small-scale producers in developing countries, offering customers ethical choices.
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About this Product:
Varietal: Cofea Arábica, Borbon, Caturra, Variedad Colombia
Altitude: 1400 - 2100 metres
Harvest: October - December (smaller harvests take place year-round due to Colombia's unique system of micro-climates)
Certifications: Asorenacer Santa Rita is FLO certified.
Flavor Profile: This coffee is natural-water decaffeinated and presents a clean, full-bodied taste with hints of cocoa and black currants.
Decaffeination Process: DESCAFECOL uses a special combination of pure water and ethyl-acetate (EA) which allows for a gentle caffeine extraction from the coffee bean.
EA is obtained from natural sources like sugar cane molasses. EA can be found in many natural products, including: fruits, vegetables, and regular coffee. EA's consumption is free of any health risk and is FDA approved in "United States and Europe as a decaffeinating agent and food additive without any restrictions."