Frenquently Asked Questions

Trading is done by sample.

After detailed analysis of quality, moisture, type and drink, coffee is correctly priced.

Producers working with UTZ Certified / Rainforest Alliance, Certifica Minas, C.A.F.E. Practices (Starbucks) receive an agio on coffee traded with EXPORTADORA GUAXUPÉ. See all the information here.

The price of coffee undergoes numerous changes during the day as it tracks the dollar and the NY (Arabian coffee) stock exchange quotations.

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Yes. The producer has complete freedom to negotiate or not with the EXPORTADORA GUAXUPÉ.
In addition, EXPORTADORA GUAXUPÉ acts as a link between growers and roasters, restaurants and coffee shops in Brazil or abroad, helping throughout the operation.

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In addition to the coffees produced on the Barbosa family farms, EXPORTADORA GUAXUPÉ markets coffees from a wide range of partner growers, which makes it possible to supply all the required qualities and varieties, commercial and / or special.

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Through modern machines, the batch is first cleaned, eliminating stones and sticks. The second step is to separate the coffees by size (sieves). Each sieve goes through two machines, one removing malformation defects (broken, withered …) and another separating visual defects (color).

With an eye on market expectations, the company is preparing itself with a complete and modern machinery structure dedicated exclusively to the rebenefit of specialty coffees.

Physical Analyzes:
TYPE: Following the classification table of the Official Coffee and Goods Exchange used in Brazil, coffee can be classified from 2 to 8, with the lowest value related to the smallest number of defects.
Type 2 = 4 defects
Type 3 = 12 defects
Type 4 = 26 defects
Type 5 = 46 defects
Type 6 = 86 defects
Type 7 = 160 defects
Type 8 = 360 defects

SIEVE. Sieve sorting separates beans by size. The flat grain sieves range from 12 to 20 and the soft grain (rounded) sieves from 8 to 13.

COLOR. They are the shades of coffee (bluish green, cane green, green, greenish, yellowish, yellow, brown, sinker, whitish and discrepant).

MOISTURE. Humidity is a determining factor in the quality and, consequently, the price of coffee. The ideal coffee humidity is 11 to 12%.

Sensory analysis:

BEVERAGE. It is related to taste and aroma:
Strictly soft – very soft and sweet drink.
Soft – soft, sharp and sweet drink.
Soft Only – Soft drink with slight astringency.
Hard – astringent drink and rough taste.
Riada – acid flavored drink.
Rio – drink with strong and unpleasant flavor.
Rio Zona – drink with very unpleasant taste and odor.

If the coffee is evaluated as special coffee, the sample goes to another laboratory for further analysis.

They are coffees with at least 82 points in the SCAs evaluation methodology, which scale ranges from 0 to 100 and involves the following attributes:

Fragrance / Aroma
Uniformity (each cup statistically represents 20% of the evaluated lot)
No Defects
Final Concept (general impression about coffee, attributed by the classifier).

What makes a coffee special is its production. It involves activities ranging from coffee plantation to flowering, fruit development to maturity, harvesting and careful drying. In other words, it is the management and attention given by the coffee grower that will make all the difference in the production of true rare jewels, flavors and aromas that can provide incredible cups.

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The certifications demonstrate a commitment to responsible coffee production and supply, ensuring the quality of the product purchased by the consumer.
It also aims to empower producers and improve working conditions to ensure the sustainability and well-being of workers.
Among the points to be met are the efficient use of water, land and fertilizers, adoption of conscious planting practices, worker safety and comfort, payments in accordance with each country’s policies, respect for preserved areas, among others.

Due to good agricultural practices, social and environmental actions and a new management approach in-house, certification principles generate gains for property, managers, workers, the community and the environment.
Your coffee becomes more valued!
Certification pays agio on marketing. Growers will be able to get better prices for their coffee and greater competitiveness in the foreign market.

EXPORTADORA GUAXUPÉ sells coffees from growers all around Brazil.

Coffee can be received in big bags, bulk and sacks.

For each bag of coffee sold with the EXPORTADORA GUAXUPÉ, the producer can donate R $ 0.20 to the partner Institutions:
Regional Hospital of Passos
Alfenas Regional Hospital
Love Hospital, Barretos.