January 30, 2014
Usually every year, Thomas Coffee staff travel to Hacienda La Minita (in Costa Rica) to view the coffee harvest in action. It’s a great opportunity to see the intense process in person and ensures we’re buying only the best of the best coffee.
Hacienda La Minita is a beautiful facility.
Employees are taken care of well beyond what is required, with on-site clinics and free housing. After all, happy workers mean great coffee.
The Thomas Coffee team in action, picking coffee cherries.
After picking, the cherries are measured and each worker is paid. Cherries then head to the mill to be processed: