The Cerrado Mineiro Region is the first source producing coffee demarcated in Brazil, according to the decree of the Government of Minas Gerais, since April 1995, was also the first Geographical Indication coffee granted in the country.
There are 55 municipalities covered, located in Alto Parnaíba, Mineiro Triangle and Northwest Minas Gerais, presenting uniform edafoclimático pattern: average of 23º C, the relief is flat with altitude ranging from 800-1300 meters, which enables the production of high quality coffee .
The basic features of the Cerrado Mineiro Region of coffee drink are: intense aroma with aromatic notes of caramel and nuts; delicate citrus acidity, reminding orange; full-bodied drink with chocolatey finish long lasting.
The Federation of Coffee Growers Cerrado, is 3,500 (three thousand five hundred) farmers in the geographic area of the Cerrado Mineiro region; aims to promote sustainable regional coffee in his three aspects: social, environmental and economic.
It is the organization that brings together seven associations, nine Cooperatives and Development Foundation, NGO and certification of the origin and quality of coffee in this region.
It is manager and representative of the Geographical Indication region of Cerrado Mineiro, also being the body responsible for coordinating the institutional marketing activities in the region and the certification programs: Origin & Quality.
Has several agreements with domestic and international institutions in order to develop training programs to farmers of the Cerrado Mineiro through the affiliated associations and cooperatives in order to meet the requirements of Food Safety, Environmental and Social Responsibility, that the market demands.
Home Page – http://cerradomineiro.org
Photo of Cerrado Mineiro