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Direct Trade Nicaraguan Los Placeres Rainforest Alliance Estate

Chris and myself along with Nan & Gerry (of Good Earth Cafes) just finished visiting the Meirsch family in Nicaragua.  Together we toured Matagalpa and Jinotega to see their 5 unique coffee estates, each show casing a different cup characteristic that stand out from one another. The Merisch family is a 3rd generation coffee familyMore

Fratello’s Nicaragua Direct Trade – Sourcing trip

 Fratello just returned from another origin trip to continue our expansion and work with developing our Direct Trade coffee program. As we have mentioned before, our goal is to source our coffee this way when ever possible. It is a work in progress which will also include increased selections of Rainforest Alliance, Organic and Fair-tradeMore