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Costa Rica

Volcafe Costa Rica (Café Capris)
Volcafe Costa Rica (Café Capris)

Volcafe Costa Rica / Café Capris is our local company in Costa Rica.

  • We source, process, export, and sell Arabica coffee
  • We provide technical assistance to coffee growers
  • We run a coffee quality lab
  • We handle transport logistics
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Founded 1970

And part of Volcafe's 170+ year history.

Growing regions

Central and West Valley, Tarrazu and southern region

Volcafe Costa Rica is the largest exporter in the country, accounting for 30-35% of all Costa Rican yearly exports. We have four wet mills located in all of the coffee-producing regions and one dry mill for exports. 

All coffee is milled and then cupped on a daily basis with 100-400 cups cupped on a daily basis. 

We export everything from undergrades to 90+ microlots.

Coffee flavour profile

  • Varies depending on region
  • Central and West Valley have a more round and balanced cup
  • Tarrazu has a balanced cup with high acidity

Office Address

Oficinas Centrales Volcafe Costa Rica / Café Capris S.A. 
Heredia, Heredia

Del Puente Yolanda Oreamuno 50 metros noroeste,
Segundo portón a mano derecha. From the Yolanda Oreamuno bridge go 50 meters northeast, second gate on the righthand side.

Tel: +506-2261-6666

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General Manager

Rafael Hernandez Osti

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Species / varieties

Arabica (Caturra, Catuai, Sarchimor)

Altitude range

900-2000 masl

Harvest dates

November-February

Processing

Dry mill, wet mill, drying station, cupping/quality lab

Number of farmers

1,500 farmers

Volcafe Way Business Model Farms

8 business model farms

Volcafe Way field team members

7 field team members

Certification qualifications

Fairtrade (FLO ID 18788), Rainforest Alliance. C.A.F.E. Practices, Nespresso AAA