SMANTANIA CAFÉ can supply different varieties of coffee such as: Caturra, Castillo, Variety Colombia, Variety Supremo, Cenicafe 1, Typica, Bourbon, Tabi and Geisha. Read on for more details on each variety.

Typica: it has new leaves of a tan or reddish color in an elongated shape. Up to 2,500 trees can be planted per hectare, it is susceptible to rust, it has a higher percentage of large grains than the Caturra and Bourbon varieties. It is also called Arab, bird or national.

Bourbon: it is characterized because its buds have a much lighter green color than the rest of the leaves. Its leaves are rounded, it has a greater number of branches than the Typica variety. Up to 2,500 trees are also planted per hectare, each of which produces 30% more than one Typica. It is susceptible to oxidation.

Tabi: this variety is derived from the crossing of the Timor hybrid with the Typica and Bourbon varieties. Its bean is large, in fact it is more than 80% of the supreme coffee. It is ideal for obtaining specialty coffees, up to 3,000 plants are planted per hectare and it is resistant to rust.

Caturra: has buds of a lighter green than the rest of the leaves, rounder than those of Bourbon. Its tree produces less than Bourbon and more than Typica, it performs very well throughout the coffee zone and is also susceptible to rust.

Colombia: it is very similar to the Caturra variety, this in terms of the size and shape of the tree, with the difference that it does have resistance to coffee rust. Its bud is tanned and its production is equal to or greater than that of Caturra. The type of bean and the quality of the drink are similar to the other varieties of Arabica coffee.

Colombia Supremo: A very balanced and sweet coffee. It comprises a variety of Caturra-Catuaí grain grown at 1800 meters above sea level and with a washed process. It has powerful notes of nuts, such as toasted almonds or hazelnuts and a sweetness towards caramel and chocolate that is very comforting on the palate, which will delight the most demanding palates.

Castillo: in 2005, the National Federation of Coffee Growers presented this new variety of coffee resistant to rust which, together with its regional compounds, were developed at the National Coffee Research Center (Cenicafé) from the cross between the Caturra variety and the Hybrid Timor.