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1,200m above sea level
La Unidad is a Fully Washed Coffee is a Strictly Hard Bean (SHB) coffee, the ecosystem of the plantations at San Francisco - Jinotega compensate for the high altitudes required, producing a slower maturing fruit and a harder much desirable high quality bean. Treat yourself to a balanced and clean cuppa, medium acidity, rich chocolate and caramel notes, with a creamy, long lingering sweetness. The trained group of pickers chosen to pick this particular coffee get rewarded with double the minimum wage as they ensure they know the optimal ripening point of the cherry.
The carefully hand-picked coffee cherries are delivered at the farm’s wet mill for weighing and de-pulping. After a controlled fermentation period of about 18 hours, the coffee is washed and prepared for sun drying on the raised beds for a couple of weeks to reach optimal moisture level. The hard work, dedication, passion and perseverance of the pickers and entire team in the wet mill and drying process guarantees an exceptional cup quality.