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Mexican Coffe Beans

Coffee was first planted in Mexico in the late 1700s.  Mexican coffee is generally uncomplicated and is used as a base for blending.  Mexican coffee beans are typically light bodied and nutty, but can have a heavier body, brighter acidity, and overtones of chocolate.  The most popular coffee varietals are cultivated are Bourbon, Mundo Novo, Caturra, and Maragogype.   

The most famous coffee market names include Coatepec, Oaxaca Pluma, Chiapas, and Tapachula.  Some of the best Mexican coffee products are produced by small Mexican organic coffee farms.

Classification of Mexican coffee is by altitude.

For more information about coffee from Mexico, visit Sweet Maria's or

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