Coffee production in Nicaragua is a significant part of its economy and history. Moreover, it is known to be the country’s main product. The areas that are mostly adaptable for the cultivation of coffee beans are Matagalpa, Jinotega, San Marcos, and Jinotepe. The best height to grow coffee is estimated to be above 1,000 meters above sea level. La Dalia Coffee strives hard to produce the best beans, which can taste rich. The coffee beans are harvested, washed and sun-dried.

Coffee Plant Varietals

The coffee plant varietal that is grown in Nicaragua is considered to produce high-quality coffee beans with different mild flavors including pie crust, vanilla, chocolate, and pear. Some of the less common varietals include:

  • Catimor
  • Maracaturra
  • Red and Yellow Catuai
  • Caturra
  • Maragogype
  • Pacamara

By sharing a border with Honduras and Costa Rica, Nicaragua generates a wide range of coffee beans for specialty markets. The most popular markets for getting Nicaraguan coffee are Matagalpa, Jinotega, and Segovia.

Popular Growing Regions of Nicaragua Coffee

Nicaragua is known to be the prolific producer, with several different areas, levels and varietals of quality. Let’s have a look at various areas where Nicaragua coffee plants are grown:

  • Jinotega Region: It is the place where well-respected coffee plants are grown in Nicaragua and renowned for being the first region for cultivating coffee seeds in Nicaragua. This specific region produces Bourbon and Caturra coffee types between 1100 to 1700 meters in height.
  • Matagalpa Region: This specific name is derived from the capital city Matagalpa and comprises of several cooperatives and estates. Coffees, which are typically grown in this region include Bourbon and Catimor type and rises in between the range of 1000 to 1400 meters.
  • Segovia Region: With fruity and rich top notes & hints of chocolates, Segovia has enriched almond-nougat sweetness and rarely available on the market. It grows between the heights of 1000 to 1400 meters. Nicaragua Segovia Caturra or Bourbon coffees are suggested for the medium-dark roast to provide balanced richness and taste.

Thus, you might have come to know about different types of coffee beans found in Nicaragua. La Dalia Coffee is known for cultivating quality coffee beans and exporting to your doorsteps in affordable rate. You can get coffee beans for wholesale rates without compromise in the product quality.