Diria Coffee Shell Tea
Name of Farm
Nicoya (Blue Zone), Costa Rica
700 – 1,000 meters a.s.l.
Costa Rica 95
NAMA, Blue Zone
DocNurse Coffee Importers is proud to offer an exotic product “Cáscara de café”, as is known in Spanish. From “La Peninsula de Nicoya” one of the five Blue Zones of the world, the coffee shell comes to be a new way to bring out the best of the coffee.
Our product is cultivated by 23 small farmers, organized an associates to Coopepilangonsta R.L. cooperative founded in march 27, 1962. The farms are located in the mountains of “La Peninsula de Nicoya” of Costa Rica, one of the Blue Zones of the world (zones in which people live longer caused by their lifestyle) in a range of altitude of 700 to 1,000 meters a.s.l. this gives special characteristics like strong aroma, good fragrancy, smooth flavor, and chocolate notes.
Although it is called the Guanacaste Region, with the name of one of the seven provinces of Costa Rica, this coffee zone is distributed in the provinces of Guanacaste, Puntarenas and Alajuela in mountainous parts such as the Guanacaste Mountain Range and the Central Volcanic Mountain Range.
Its production ranges from 50,000 to 70,000 bags of coffee, made up of small micro mills distributed throughout each of the areas of this beautiful region, which is characterized by a warm climate. In this region, a grain called Pacifico is produced, which is small and hard, with an open fissure and a delicious aroma. Sarapiquí and San Carlos produce a grain classified as Atlantic.
In this coffee-growing region are the only coffee plantations in the world in a Blue Zone, this is in the Peninsula de Nicoya, which is one of the 5 zones in the world, which people live longer than average and this according to studies due to their lifestyle life, including their diet.
They have two well-defined seasons, the dry and rainy seasons. In San Carlos and Sarapiquí the rainy season is broader and there are even rains in the summer. Sarapiquí and San Carlos have average rainfall of 3,500 millimeters while Guanacaste and Puntarenas have 2,250 millimeters.
Sarapiquí and San Carlos: 600 to 900 meters above sea level.
La Península de Nicoya: 600 to 1,000 meters above sea level.
Abangares, Tilarán, Monte Verde and Montes de Oro: 600 to 1,350 meters above sea level, this being the sub-region with the highest coffee plantations in the Guanacaste Region.
The plantations comprise more than 4,900 acres with soils of volcanic origin, mostly in the provinces of Guanacaste and Puntarenas.
Sarapiquí and San Carlos: July to December.
Guanacaste and Puntarenas: October to February.
It is a smooth, balanced, fruity cup with a delicious aroma.
Hours: M-F 8 am – 5pm
Miramar, Montes de Oro, Puntarenas.
2250 NW 114TH AVE,