Honestly, Brazil had never been on our minds as a potential origin for Roast Factory. We didn't think our mission of helping smallholders market their coffees would fit in such an established coffee industry.
That was until Luiz Saldanha and his partners captured our imagination.
Project unites 20 passionate farmers and started the Four Seasons journey: they helped them turn their farms into modern, ecologically sustainable farms and process their coffees to the highest standards.
Now have a really cool tracable Brazil.
Because of its uniquely low latitude (around the tropic of Capricorn at 23ºS), coffee here endures more stress while developing. This leads to large, slowly ripened cherries with surprisingly complex cup profiles, similar to what happens at higher altitudes.
1000 – 1200 MASL