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Cafe La Semeuse Ground Soleil Levant Fair Trade coffee is a blend of 100% Arabica organic and fair trade coffee beans from Guatemala, Peru and Indonesia. Not only is it a tasty brew but it gives you a sense of good conscience knowing that you are supporting the farmers who grow the coffee while protecting the environment.
Brought out by the Swiss method of roasting at high-altitude the Soleil Levant has an aroma that is a rich seductive harmony of aroma notes with exquisite traces of quince and orange shortbread.
The Cafe La Semeuse Soleil Levant has a lively and silky flavor as it releases pleasant hints of lime and orange blossom that fades to a fleeting and light aftertaste leaving a pleasant feeling of freshness on the palate.
The folks at Cafe La Semeuse call this coffee “Rewarding”! Available in whole bean and ground 8.8oz bags and 100% compostable 7g ESE 44m pods.
Green coffee beans are usually shipped in 132lb bags, (60 Kilograms) and world-wide production statistics are compiled on the number of bags.
World production for 2012 includes 88,818 bags of Arabica and 62,440 of Robusta.
To give you perspective on worldwide coffee production and the rarity of some highly prized regional coffees like Hawaiian Kona and Jamaican Blue Mountain that make up a tiny fraction of all coffees, here are statistics for 2012 compiled by the US Department of Agriculture.
Brazil leads the world in total production again in 2012 with 40,200 bags of Arabica and 15,700 of Robusta for a total of 55,900 bags or 7,378,800 lb.
Vietnam is second for total production with 850 bags of Arabica and 24,150 of Robusta for a total of 25,000 bags or 3,300,000 lb.
The United States, mostly Hawaii, (100/0) and Mexico (4,500/200) make up North American production of 4,600 bags of Arabica and 200 bags of Robusta.
Central America produces 14,605 bags of Arabica and 10 bags of Robusta from: Costa Rica (1,600/0), El Salvador (1,475/0), Guatemala (3,840/10), Honduras (5,800/0), Nicaragua (1,800/0) and Panama (90/0).
South American countries including Bolivia (4/150), Brazil (40,200/15,700), Colombia (7,500/0), Ecuador (415/190), Paraguay (25/0), Peru (4,800/0) and Venezuela (880/0) combined to produce 53,970 bags of Arabica and 15,890 bags of Robusta.
Caribbean countries produce 920 bags of Arabica from: Cuba (125), Dominican Republic (475), Haiti (300) and Jamaica (20).
Middle East coffee comes from Yemen at 150 bags of Arabica.
Papua New Guinea, 1,100 bags of Arabica and 50 bags of Robusta, represents Oceania’s total production.
South Asia contributes 1,650 bags of Arabica and 3,685 bags of Robusta from: India (1,640/3,660) and Sri Lanka (10/25).
Sub-Saharan Africa contributes 9,243 bags of Arabica and 7,580 bags of Robusta from: Angola (0/30), Burundi (225/0), Cameroon (100/700), Central African Republic (0/15), Kinshasa (200/165), Cote d'Ivoire (0/1,800), Ethiopia (6,500/0), Ghana (0/90), Guinea (0/425), Kenya (850/0), Liberia (0/5), Madagascar (25/500), Malawi (25/0), Nigeria (0/30), Rwanda (250/0), Sierra Leone (0/70), Tanzania (500/300), Togo (0/650), Uganda (650/2,800), Zambia 10/0) and Zimbabwe (8/0).
|Aroma Notes||Rich seductive harmony|
|Taste Notes||Lime and orange|
|Finish Notes||Light, Light City|
|Best For Brewing|
|High Altitude Roasted||Yes|
|Species||100 % Arabica|
|Country Of Origin||Guatemala, Peru & Indonesia|
|Country Imported From||Switzerland|
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