Coffee atlas: Quindio in Colombia

Located in the central “coffee belt” of Colombia along with other growing regions Caldas and Antioquia. This coffee belt represents the largest producing regions of Colombia.

Altitude: 1400–2000 m above sea level

Harvest: September–December (main) and April–May (fly)

Varietals: Typica, Castillo, Caturra


One of the more unique features of this region is a coffee theme park (Parque Nacional del Café), built and funded by the FNC in collaboration with the Department Committee of Coffee Growers of Quindío. The park consists of a coffee-history museum, a coffee garden, an example of a traditional farmer’s house, and a roller coaster called “La Broca.”


 

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