Arabica: Bourbon, Icatú, Catucaí, Catuaí, Mundo Novo, IBC
Meet the farmer
In the 80's, Inácio Carlos Urban acquired his first farm in the Cerrado Mineiro, Rio Brilhante Café, a property with altitudes up to 1150 meters. Inácio has become one of the biggest producers in the country along with his sons. The love for the land, the region and mainly for the coffee, makes Rio Brilhante Café de Origem more than special.
All coffees from Rio Brilhante are Rainforest Alliance certified.
In 2017 this coffee won the 1st place in the Cerrad Coffee Japan contest of quality along with 2nd place in the Rainforest/imaflora contest in natural category and also the 3rd place in the contest of V Region of the Cerrado Mineiro in the natural category.
The grower has a number of important environmental and sustainable production certifications. These include the Rainforest Alliance certification and 4C Association so you can be assured that the green coffee beans produced are the results of sustainable practices, balancing development, environment and local social balance and economy.
The Cerrado Mineiro Region is a world recognized high quality coffee producing origin - the first “Designation of Origin” in Brazil, located in northwest of Minas Gerais State.
The climate of the Cerrado Mineiro is perfect for coffee production, with warm and humid summers and cool, dry winters. The coffee plantations are cultivated in areas with altitudes varying between 800 and 1,300 meters, the result being high quality coffees with a unique identity. Coffees from the Cerrado Mineiro are known for their caramel, chocolaty and nutty flavors with mild citric acidity and full-body