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Our Coffee - Sustainable Coffee 5588

Our Coffee

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Family farmers

Dos Costas is committed to improving the quality of life for small producers in Minas Gerais. Improving the standard of living helps producers develop high quality coffee through sustainable environmental practices, while maintaining social awareness in accordance with Fair Trade principles.

Dos Costas is a cooperative of small-scale farmers located in the south of the state of Minas Gerais in southeastern Brazil, near Serra Negra. Dos Costas is passionate about producing high quality coffee (100% arabica beans variety) and is devoted to preserving the environment through sound agricultural practices. The cooperative has completed several extensive soil analyses and geographic mapping projects. Many os Dos Costas' members participate in yearly quality trainings and work with agronomists throughout the year. The members are continually applying their knowledge from these studies and workshops to further enhance the quality of their coffee and to effectively protect the land that they live and work on.

Coffee Costas 5588

Coffee varieties

Catuaí, Mundo Novo, Topázio

Average geolocation

Latitude: -21.0939105
Longitude: -45.5584413

Average farm altitude

930 meters


Tropical mesothermal

Main export regions

Europe, Japan and North America


All our production is traced, from field to market distribution

Source information

About the cooperative

Dos Costas
FLO ID: 5588
Boa Esperança, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Number of members

160 family farmers (in April, 2017)


60 kg bag

Average production volumes

Natural: 18,000 bags
Semi-washed: 3,000 bags

Quantity of Fairtrade non-organic coffee available from current harvest

Natural: 13,000 bags
Semi-washed: 2,000 bags

Available to export

Natural: July to May
Semi-washed: July to May

Premium Brazilian Coffee from the South of Minas Gerais 100% Arabica beans