Costa Rica Tarrazu
Jobin* dates the introduction of coffee to Costa Rica, from Cuba, as 1779, with the first exportation in 1820. Within fifty years coffee had surpassed cacao, tobacco, and sugar production in Costa RicMore information
The first coffee trees in the Tarrazu Valley were planted in 1850. Here, growing at 1200-1700 m. (about 3,900-5,600 Ft.) the altitude, and the nutrient rich soil give coffee a distinctive intense flavor for which the Tarrazu mark has become justly renown.