This is a great coffee for brewing, as it has enough sweetness and body to produce a great espresso whilst retaining enough brightness and fruity notes that make it a great filter coffee too.
Planadas municipality is located in the Tolima department of Colombia. The weather conditions make it an ideal area to grow high-quality coffee.
95% of coffees are grown in lower temperatures which produces a higher sugar concentration during the ripening process, resulting in a sweeter and more complex cup profile.
Most of the population are ex-combatants from armed groups, and what is remarkable about its populations is that after the peace agreement was signed they started to work with coffee with some associations. Both ASOPEP and ASCISP are a great example of such associations. ASOPEP works with 167 farmers and ASCISP is formed by 66 coffee families.