Tanzania Specialty Auction 2022 Lot 15 Finagro Plantantions
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Tanzania Specialty Ngorongoro Private Collection Auction 2022 Lot 15 Finagro Plantantions Carbonic About Tanzania Ngorongoro Private Collection Auction
The Tanzania Ngorongoro Private Collection Auction is an annual event that showcases some of the best specialty coffees produced in Tanzania. The auction is organized by the Tanzania Coffee Board and takes place in the town of Karatu, near the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
The Tanzania Ngorongoro Private Collection Auction is an important event for the Tanzanian coffee industry, as it provides a platform for small-scale coffee producers to showcase their coffees.
The coffees that are selected for the auction are typically grown by small-scale farmers in Tanzania, who produce specialty-grade coffees with unique and distinct flavors. These farmers are often located in remote areas of the country and may have limited access to markets and buyers.
Farm: Finagro Plantations Process: Carbonic maceration
The Farm located on the slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater, North of Tanzania,
This farm has five winning coffees in the 2022 auction. including the first price.
The Carbonic Maceration process, also known as Anaerobic Fermentation
During the Carbonic Maceration process, coffee cherries are first carefully hand-picked and sorted to ensure that only the ripest and highest-quality cherries are used. The cherries are then placed in a sealed container or tank, which is filled with CO2 gas to create an oxygen-free, anaerobic environment.
In this oxygen-free environment, the coffee cherries start to ferment slowly, breaking down their sugars and developing new and unique flavors. The length of the fermentation period can vary depending on the desired flavor profile
Once the fermentation is complete, the coffee beans are carefully washed and dried, usually on raised beds or patios, to remove any remaining pulp and moisture. The resulting coffee beans have a distinct flavor profile