|Region:||Jacarezinho, Parana, Brazil|
|Farm:||Fazenda California, Flavia Garcia M. J. S. Rodrigues|
Fazenda California is located in the Brazilian subtropical region of the so-called Norte Pioneiro do Parana. This region is characterized by being the area adjacent to southern Brazil able to develop coffee plantation without the low temperatures of the winter period, hindering the activity. The coexistence of volcanic soils of high fertility, good distribution of rainfall throughout the year and the binomial established between its average elevation of 600 meters and latitude 23ºS that result in a micro climate with average annual temperature of 20ºC, with four well defined seasons and a wide temperature range, turns this portion of blessed land into an extraordinary environment for the development of the highest quality Arabica coffee lots.
The implementation of a quality management system grounded in knowledge, technology and the adoption of rigid standards of good harvest and post-harvest come over the last years producing coffee lots that coffee hunters experts have called the true hidden treasures. Integrating the Project Specialty Coffees of the “Norte Pioneiro do Parana, Fazenda California enters to the select group of exotic coffees suppliers, with peculiar characteristics and some yet to be discovered.