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The Runner Bean Coffee Company: Signature Blend Coffee - Order By Noon Wed.

£5.95£17.95

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Signature Blend:

“Absolutely amazing coffee and service! What more can you ask for?”

Great Taste Award 2020 – carefully blended selection of speciality, fully traceable, direct trade coffees. Combining the delicious flavours of our Rainforest Alliance & UTZ certified Brazilian & Organic, Fair-trade Sumatran – Signature Blend is our best seller!

  • Small batch roasted to order for maximum freshness.

  • 100% natural, high quality, selected coffee beans.

  • 250/500g resealable bags (recyclable), to stay fresher for longer.

What you need to know:

A rich, nutty flavour, with a smooth chocolate aftertaste.

Perfect for:

Latte, Cappuccino, Espressos, Americanos, Filter, Drip/V60 – perfect all round.

Finer details & The Main Farm:

FAZENDA TERRA PRETA

Country of Origin: Brazil

Region: Alta Mogiana, Sao Paulo

Variety: Yellow Bourbon / Catucai

Processing Method: Natural Natural process, sun dried with 30 days resting period

Elevation: 1100masl / 1270 masl (metres above sea level)

Approvals: Rainforest & UTZ

Tasting Notes: Balanced acidity with sweetness of tropical flavours. Notes of cocoa and nuts to the finish.

The coffee is grown at an altitude of around 1,100 to 1270 meters above sea level. This allows for ideal levels of rainfall of approximately 1,000mm per year. The constant temperatures of 20-25 C make for ideal conditions for the growth of healthy coffee trees and cherries.

QUALITY AND CERTIFICATION

Every stage must be monitored and recorded to allow 100% traceability of the coffee, which is only one of UTZ’s requirements. The farms are also members of the Brazilian Specialty Coffee Association.

THE FARMERS

One of the farms that contribute towards our blend is that of Gabriel and Flavia Lancha Oliveira, with a long heritage in coffee culture both are grandchildren of coffee producers. They themselves passed their love and care on to their sons, Lucas and Gabriel junior who are also dedicated full-time to the farm. In 1984 they formed The Labareda Group, diversifying into various rural activities although coffee is still the most foremost in family hearts and indeed remains their main crop.

Gabriel and Flavia are more than just a farming couple. Their objective is to sustainably develop their region from a social and economical point of view. Fazenda Bom Jesus was a founder of the Alta Mogiana Specialty Coffee Association – AMSC. It promotes a greater conscience with regard to speciality coffee in the region as well as developing better farm practices. Performance bonus payments are also made alongside employees fixed wages. Flavia verifies that all employees on the farm must be literate and receive specialized training to do their job. As for the workforce, all their children must be enrolled at the local school.

100% Arabica

250/500g resealable, recyclable bags. Once opened, consume within 2-3 weeks for best results and before best before date.

Best kept in cool dry environment. Empty recyclable packaging accepted at most supermarket bag recycling points.