The Original Organic Coffee. Hand Grown on Family Farms. Coffee the Way Nature Intended.™. Dark Roast. Whole Bean. Organically grown under shade trees. Family Farm & Fair Trade Grown. Small Batch Roasted for Even Taste. A Story As Old As The Land... When Coffee was discovered a thousand years ago it was a preciously guarded secret so valuable the beans were used a currency. In 1980 a group of coffee lovers in Ojai California head of a family farm in the mountains of Mexico which grew coffee naturally the same way it had been when first found in the wild. Setting off on an adventure coffee lovers found a place where self-sustaining agriculture produced a smooth and aromatic coffee with no trace of bitterness. They came back and started Cafe Altura the original coffee so you can taste coffee the way nature intended. . HEALTHY CROPS IN A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT. Cafe Altura coffees are organically grown at altitudes above 3000 feet. The coffee tree grows according to its natural cycle without the use of harmful chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Using companion planting compost and shade trees the farmers create a balanced healthy and self-sustaining growing environment that replenishes the topsoil and provides a winter home to many species of migratory birds. Buying from the same small family farms each year insures the integrity and quality of the coffees. Special harvesting selects ripened cherries washed in rainwater sun dried hand sorted then air-roasted for a rich smooth taste.
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Customer reviews for Cafe Altura Organic Dark Roast Whole Bean Coffee Italian Style -- 1.25 lbs
Review 1 for Cafe Altura Organic Dark Roast Whole Bean Coffee Italian Style -- 1.25 lbs
organic coffee good value
October 1, 2014
"mild taste, prefer stronger but this is good value and organic"
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Review 2 for Cafe Altura Organic Dark Roast Whole Bean Coffee Italian Style -- 1.25 lbs
I'm a fan of the darkest roasts you can deliver!
September 17, 2014
"This brand is Wonderful! I love the Italian roast, French and Peru. They all seem to have that Robust flavor that we so much love here in Seattle area! Thanks Vitacost for keeping the prices fair, as well :)"