Known as the region of Alta Mogiana Mineira, IBIRACI (Minas Gerais) is the name of the city where the cooperative COCAPIL was founded at the year of 2001. But the history of the coffee production in this region is much older. For more than 50 years the producer Laerce França Faleiros has been producing and developing the local economic through the Coffee production, helping thousands of small and medium growers to offer the best coffee of Brazil to the market.
Our farms have indication of certified origin and source traceability.
IBIRACI farms are located in the southwest of Minas Gerais, where the clime, environment and altitude are perfect for coffee production.
COCAPIL is pioneer on the transparent commercial relationships with the producers that their coffee lots reach higher grades according to the SCA cupping method, paying a better price to their members. Each lot that we receive is proven by our Q-GRADER’s.
The ElDorado Estate was between the top winners in the Cup of Excellence for the last 3 years (2015, 2016 and 2017).
Nowadays, the Cooperative of coffee producers of IBIRACI has more than 1.200 members, including award-winning producers at major specialty coffee championships. On the Cup of Excellence of 2017, promoted by BSCA (Brazilian Specialty Coffee Association), 3 samples of our region were classified between the top 32 best coffees of Brazil. This is the result of many years of dedication and sustainable work of the team.
The Alta Mogiana region produces one of the best coffee beans of Brazil. The most cultivated varieties we find in this region are: Catuaí, Bourbon, Mundo Novo, Acaiá and Obatã. The main characteristics of the coffee is a creamy and velvety body. It has a striking aroma, fruity with soft notes of dark chocolate and nuts, medium and balanced acidity. As soon as tasted, it has the magnitude of prolonged aftertaste with a caramel sweetness with notes of dark chocolate. It is a full-bodied coffee, excellent for making a great espresso or a soft filtered americano drink ! And to insure the prime selection for export, our Coffee Lab cup every single lot to score and control the quality.