Origin Trips are the ultimate form of connection and interaction with the sources of the coffee we drink. It is an unique opportunity for coffee professionals and enthusiasts to learn the whys, hows, whens with who really matter: the producer.
The Brazil International Coffee Week, as a complete connection platform, invites its attendees to participate in one of the various trips to the most prominent producing regions in Brazil.
Matas de Minas
The Matas de Minas Region is a specialty coffee producer origin composed by 63 municipalities located within the Brazilian Atlantic Forest area in the eastern Minas Gerais.
The Arabica coffee plants are cultivated in irregular and mountainous areas with altitudes starting at 600 meters. The mild climate combined with the evolution of technology in the artisanal processes developed in the region by growers results in high quality coffees with a diversity of flavours and nuances.
Mantiqueira de Minas
The region of Mantiqueira de Minas is located in the Minas Gerais side of Serra da Mantiqueira, in the southern part of the state. With a secular tradition of producing high quality coffee, Mantiqueira de Minas is considered nowadays one of the most awarded regions in Brazil.
In 2011, it was recognized as Geographical Indication (IG), in the modality Indication of Origin (PGI) for its tradition and worldwide reputation for producing specialty coffees with a highly differentiated sensory profile. These are rare and surprising coffees, reflecting the combination of a unique terroir and the local know-how that continuously searches for excellence.
Cerrado Mineiro is an Origin born and developed by the diversity and unity of its producers, pioneering in breaking the “traditional” paradigms dictated by the market for years.
The Origin has reached acknowledgment in quality through the demarcation of its region, with 55 municipalities and 210 thousand coffee producing hectares, the conquest of the Designation of Origin seal and certification of its 5 million bags’ production (average).
As an inspiration for other producing regions, Cerrado Mineiro’s history is all about going beyond traditions and building “the new”, shaping the future with Attitude.
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