Puerto Rico Coffee
Puerto Rico Coffee
About the Coffee ?
- Puerto Rico first coffee plant was brought in by French.
- The second stories version told that coffee was introduced by Spanish dating back to Columbus expedition to South America.
- Puerto Rico Was once the Largest Coffee Exporter in the World to Europe during the 19th centuries.
- Now coffee lovers can barely found any Puerto Rican coffee in the world market , as domestic demand out strip production.
- The Fall of Puerto Rican Coffee is due to few factors (1) Lack of Coffee Picker (2) Brutal Hurricane and Climate (3) Over protected Coffee Market
Where it is grown?
- Adjuntas / Jayuya / Las Marias
Species Of Puerto Rico Coffee ?
- Arabica / Robusta / Pacas
- Bourbon / Catuai/ Sarchimor Limani / Catimor Pediment
How does the Coffee taste Like?
- Nutty , Sweet , cedar and mild acidity taste.
How much is the cost for a Puerto Rico Coffee ?
- It will cost you around 11 dollar per pound
Harvest Season for Cuba Coffee?
- August to March
- 50 th Largest Coffee Producer in the World
Puerto Rico Coffee Coffee Facts?
- The Country only export 4 million pounds of coffee per annum a fraction of 60 million pound during its peak at 1800s
- Inmate and migrant worker are brought in to substitute the lack of coffee picker man power.
- Due to Labour Shortage and political instability nearaly half of the crop produce are unharvested .
- Majority of the Coffee Farm ae located at the central mountains from Rincon to Orocovis .
- The Puerto Rican Coffee are the most expensive coffee just behind Blue mountain Coffee and Kona Coffee due to its high production cost.
- The taste can be determined by the medium of roasting time full bodied, roundly sweet, with low but vibrant acidity.
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