Dominican Republic
Relevant Coffee

Country

 

Coffee was first introduced to DR in the early 1800s.  Today Bourbon, Typica, Caturra, and Maragogype coffee varietals are cultivated.   

In January 2003, Codocafe  inaugurated a five-year, 17 million-euro project funded by the French government. to improve the quality of Dominican coffee and promotion of specialty coffees.Dominican Coffee Beans are grown at reasonablly high altitudes and tended with painstaking care in the shade of banana and rubber trees.  

Coffee 

Growing regions - Cibao Altura, Valdesia & Barahona 

Cup profiles - Rich body, moderate acidity, Cirus, dark chocolate flavours with tobacco hints.

Cultivation  

Manually harvested  at an 800-1600 msl.  Harvest periods November to January

Varieties 

Typica & Catuai

Processing

Washed processed in district washing stations.