Certifications Utz Certified, Rainforest Alliance, IQNet
Fair Labor Practices 25-40 children receive child-care and schooling while their parents work at Daterra; medical facilities, housing, and transportation are accessible to all workers; a portion of Daterra's proceeds funds the Educar Foundation, which improves education and distributes over 14 million books to children and teenagers.
Habitat Preservation Organic compost made of cherry skin, felled trees, and other consumable organic matter; zero waste farm; created a 7,000 acre natural preserve; reclaimed savannah, waterfalls, lakes, and streams.
Water Conservation Water treatment and reclamation
Seed to Cup
Farm Name Daterra Estate
Farmer The Paschoal Family owns and operates Daterra Estate
Mill Sorting and milling is done on the farm
Process Blend of natural and pulped natural coffees
Farm Type Several estates
Farm Size 17,000 acres
Growing Area 10,000 acres is allocated to coffee; 7,000 acres is a dedicated preservation area.
Altitude 3250 ft - 3,900 ft
Soil Type red rich soil
Shade Type varied
Varietal The estate grows 10 varieties: Red and Yellow Bourbon, Red and Yellow Catuai, Red and Yellow Icatu, Mundo Novo, Aramosa, Caturra, and Typica
Blend Characteristics Bourbon Collection is a blend which combines red and yellow Bourbon beans grown on the Daterra farms. The component coffees used to create the Bourbon Collection may vary annually in order to maintain the quality and consistency of the blend.
State Minas Gerais and São Paulo
Region Sub-tropical region of the Cerrado in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil and Franca in state of Sao Paulo.
National Production 46.7 million bags per year
Production Rank With 2.4 million hectares of coffee farms, Brazil is #1 in world coffee production