This is the story behind the origin of the Novo Canaã Obata, a hybrid developed at the IAC (Instituto de Agronomia de Campinas), in Campinas, Brazil.
We have been sourcing coffees directly from Fazenda Ambiental Fortaleza for several years now, so we've witnessed some of their recent processing techniques from up close.
How we started sourcing coffee ourselves, the story of our partners in Brazil, Fazenda Ambiental Fortaleza, and an update on the production processes at the farm.
Some thoughts on the "why" behind Five Elephant: where we are and where we want to go.
A conversation with Joao Hamilton, our longtime partner from Brazil, filmed at the 2012 Nordic Roasters Forum in Stockholm.