Brazil Eagle Espresso

Heavy body, chocolate, almond, toffee, dried fruits
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Bag Weight 60 KG BAG
Harvest Season 2023/24
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Lot Number P611464-6
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About This Coffee

Eagle Espresso is an Covoya premium brand developed in conjunction with our colleagues at origin in Brazil, leveraging our shared experience and understanding of green coffees most suitable for espresso. Featuring a blend of pulped-natural and traditional natural-processed lots, Eagle Espresso features good body, sweetness with balance, and good moderate to mild acidity, suitable for espresso drinkers of all preferences. 

Country of Origin Brazil
Region Minas Gerais, Bahia & Espírito Santo
Producer Type Small Holder Farmers
Processing 70% Pulped Natural, 30% Natural
Growing Altitude 700m - 1300m
Harvest Season 2023/24
Bag Weight 60 KG BAG
Bag Type Grain Pro / Ecotact
Variety Catuai, Mundo Novo
Screen Size 16 Up

History of Coffee in Brazil 

American colonists had been drinking coffee for fifty years before the first coffee seed was planted in Brazil in 1727. A hundred years later, Brazil accounted for 30% of the world’s coffee supply. A hundred years after that, in the 1920’s, Brazil held a virtual monopoly, producing 80% of the world’s coffee. Although Brazil’s market share peaked at 80% in the 1920’s, its continuing status as the world’s largest coffee producer still gives the country considerable influence on the market and coffee prices. It is said that when Brazil sneezes, the coffee world catches cold. In 1975, a “black frost” destroyed over 70 percent of the crop in Brazil and coffee prices doubled world-wide. Brazil was a founding member of the Pan-American Coffee Bureau, which invented the concept of a “coffee break,” during an advertising campaign in the early 1950’s.

Growing Coffee in Brazil 

The U.S. state of Maryland is not large enough to contain all the coffee plants in Brazil, even if every inch of the state was growing coffee. Over 300,000 coffee farms in 2,000 cities grow coffee in Brazil. Although some of Brazil’s 30 coffee growing regions are home to the world’s largest coffee farms, there are also small and medium sized farms, including those owned and operated by women as part of Olam’s Café Delas initiative.  With so much land devoted to coffee, it’s no surprise that  over 40 species coffee plant can be found growing in Brazil, but the most common are Yellow Bourbon, Acaia, Yellow Catuai, Red Catuai, and New World. While the amount of washed coffee coming out of Brazil has increased steadily over the years, the vast majority of coffee is still produced using the dry method.  

  • Region Minas Gerais, Bahia & Espírito Santo
  • Producer Type Small Holder Farmers
  • Processing 70% Pulped Natural, 30% Natural
  • Bag Type Grain Pro / Ecotact
  • Variety Catuai, Mundo Novo
  • Min Growing Altitude 700m
  • Max Growing Altitude 1300m
  • Screen Size 16 Up
  • On Sale Yes
  • On Sale Text pallet discount
  • Top Lot No
  • Status Spot
  • Coffee Grade BRA CA SW FC NY 2/3 SC 16/17
  • CTRM Contract Number P611464-6
  • Country of Origin Brazil
  • Warehouse The Annex