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Zalmarí
Estate Costa Rica, Central America.

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Heritage 2017: A legacy of Excellence

We are proud to introduce our 2017 Heritage Blend, the perfect pairing of fantastic coffee with a powerful backstory. This year’s Heritage Blend is sourced from Zalmari Estate, a coffee plantation owned by doña Marigold and run by her daughter, Cecilia—the fourth generation of her family to run the farm. Zalmari Estate is located 40 kilometers from San José in the Orosi Valley region, famous for housing the Ruinas …

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Nama

Adopting better practices to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) for a more sustainable coffee production and processing. In 2017, Zalmari Estate, farm and mill, began the CO2 Inventory under NAMA protocols to measure where reduction of energy can be made. Low Carbon Footprint: 2016: 1,52 Kg CO2 e/Kg green coffee.

Women in Coffee
Entrepreneurship Week

Entrepreneurship Week! As part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week we share stories of Costa Rica entrepreneurs who are helping to improve the world. Today we introduce you to Ceci Genis, of the Alliance of Women in Coffee in Costa Rica, an association that works for the empowerment of women working in the coffee industry.  

Zalmari

Uncommon Coffee Roasters will donate $1 for each 12-oz. bag of Zalmari Estate coffee sold to ZCE’s child care center fund. ZCE is run by fourth generation Cecilia (Ceci) Genis and her mother, Marigold Murray. The estate was the first to obtain the Women Care Certification, a new certification designed to improve the sustainable lifestyle for women involved in the cultivation, processing, trading, and exporting of coffee. Ceci’s next …

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Zalmarí

Stefanos Domatiotis winner at the HBC with the coffee La Margarita micromill Zalmari from Taf! Winner of the Hellenic Barista Championship 2010 is Stefanos Domatiotits, barista trainer of Taf! This year the barista championships took place at the Athens Metropolitan Expo (5-8 February 2010) during the Trade Show Food & Drinks. Stefanos Domatiotis competed with the coffee from the farm La Margarita (micromill Zalmari) in Costa Rica. This coffee …

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For each 12 onz coffee bag sold, Uncommon Coffee Roasters will donate 1$ to the Zalmari Fund to build a daycare centre in the Cachi Orosi Valley. Zalmari aims to assist women with children, while working during the harvest season but also to provide adequate care for the infants of women in the coffee industry as a new step towards sustainability.

Zalmari

Desde el cafetal Café Zalmari en ojos de mujeres Había pasado varias veces por ahí. Para comer, pasear, descansar. El camino entrando por Paraíso y bajando a la “ollita” de Orosi y su pequeña iglesia de tiempos coloniales, cruzar por el río Palomo y llegar a Cachí, respirar profundo mientras se desliza el bote por la laguna de la represa hidroeléctrica, o iniciar por Cachí y hacer el recorrido …

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Advances NAMA Coffee of Costa Rica

Coffee from Costa Rica, Implements the world’s first Agricultural NAMA.

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Women Care Certified Producer: Cecilia Genis | Zalmari Estate, Cachi-Orosi Valley | Costa Rica Region Cachi-Orosi Valley Arabica Variety Caturra, Bourbon, Venecia, Costa Rica 95 and Obata Processing Method Washed and Honey Certifications Women Care Certified and AAA Nespresso Interesting Fact In 1912, Ceci’s great Grandfather, originally from Jamaica, purchased this farm in Costa Rica and in 1920 he gave it to Ceci’s grandparents as a wedding gift. About …

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NAMA Coffee

A tool for low emission development The production of coffee is an integral part of the history and identity of Costa Rica. It also contributes 9% of national greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In order to achieve the Costa Rican carbon neutrality goal in 2021, and to contribute to international climate protection, the country has developed several NAMAs (national GHG mitigation measures). NAMAs are tools that help countries address the …

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Nama

El trabajo diario de los caficultores es como un sensor de cambios. Con cada año de cosecha ellos han experimentado lo que otros dudan: el planeta ha subido su temperatura. Lo dicen las inclemencias del tiempo ¡sin duda lo hemos experimentado!, la preocupación que genera un brote de roya en sus cafetales; plaga que los ha movido literalmente a más altura y a buscar soluciones más efectivas para proteger …

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Happy Holidays from Café Britt

The holidays are for spending time with friends and family, that means sharing with our work family at Café Britt eating tamales (a Costa Rican holiday tradition) and drinking lots of coffee.

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