"History of the farm
José Renato, 27, is a second generation coffee producer whose story begins when his father could no longer care for the property in 2014. He and his wife, Tainã, assumed responsibility for caring for the coffee very early as they were still students.
Differently from his father, he decided to invest in the quality of the coffees. In the first year they reaped excellent results, achieving fifth place in the Cup of Excellence.
Since then their lives have changed completely. They’ve become well-known and valued in the market as producers of excellence. They also see a promising future, full of opportunities, that inspires them today.
Together with other producers, they founded a cooperative called Coopiatã that helps producers in the city of Piatã to produce quality with all the potential of the terroir.
Chácara Vista Alegre is committed to quality and grows year by year.
The couple has two children, Benjamin and Sara, and they hope they will follow in the footsteps, becoming the third generation of coffee producers in the family.
Coffee processing system
The coffee was hand-picked selectively. Then it was placed in a tank with water in the shade for 24 to 36 hours and the temperature was monitored. After the less dense fruits were removed, the coffee was taken to the African beds for classification. Only well-ripened fruits were used, the green cherries and less-ripened cherries were removed. Next the coffee was spread on the concrete patio in a thick later until it was half dried, then in medium layers until reaching 13-14% humidity. The coffee was then placed in rest boxes to rest. A few days before final processing, the coffee returned to the patio to dry to the ideal humidity under the sun.
Concern about quality
Quality is the main focus. The producers are constantly attentive to novelties in the field, such as new crop treatments, new varieties, harvesting methods, post-harvest processing, markets, etc.
The harvest is 100% selective and manual, and done by women to obtain a better selection of ripe cherries.
The producers have a total of 700m2 of patio, 450 of it being covered patio, African beds for sorting, and a warehouse suitable for storing the beans well.
Defects are removed by hand after processing in order to deliver a coffee free of defects to roasters.
All of this is done with much love and care!"
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Piatã - BA, Chapada Diamantina, Brazil