Brazil is the largest exporter of coffee in the entire world. Consequently, the coffee beans in Brazil are of the highest quality. When you're surrounded by excellence, it propels you to be excellent, which is definitely the case with our new Matas de Minas coffee beans.\nMarch is International Women's Month. The month wouldn’t be complete without spotlighting our amazingly delicious, limited-release partnership with Roseangela Moura Alves of Brazil.\n\nBrazilian Coffee Made by Women\n\nThe coffee bean industry, like so many others, is dominated by males. However, the women in the coffee farming regions of Brazil are stepping up to the challenge and producing some of the best Brazilian coffee beans on the market.\n\nThis ultra-limited medium roast was grown on a micro lot in Brazil's Matas de Minas region at an altitude of 4,396 feet above sea level. A micro lot is the smallest coffee bean farm size and the most specific and traceable form of single-origin coffee.\nStone Street is beyond excited to bring this exclusive coffee to you to celebrate International Women's Month. All micro-lot coffee beans were sourced from the same region and the same harvest. So anytime you get the chance to experience coffee beans from a micro lot, we suggest you take it.\nShop Limited-Release Matas de Minas Coffee\nMatas De Minas Special Qualities and Honors\nThese women-grown Brazilian coffee beans are from the highly sought-after Red Catuai variety. Catuai is a hybrid between the Mundo Novo and yellow Caturra plants. It is grown in both red and yellow varieties and was released in 1968. The Red Catuai is known for its high productivity and dwarf stature.\nRoseangela Moura Alves’ Brazilian coffee beans were a semifinalist at the 8th annual Forca Cafe Competition. The Forca Cafe Competition was developed to support Brazilian smallholder coffee producers in improving their agricultural practices, cup quality, and profitability. In addition, the competition partners with Casa da Crianca e do Jovem Amparense, a critical youth center serving the coffee-growing community of Santo Antonio do Amparo, by sending financial donations after each competition.\nMatas de Minas Brazilian coffee tasting notes:\n\n\nOrange\nLemonade\nBlack Tea\nCandy-like sweetness\nCitric and Malic Acidity \n\nStone Street is confident you will love Roseangela Moura Alves' medium roasted coffee beans with their bright and fruity flavors typically reserved for lighter roasts. It is available in whole bean, coarse grind, medium grind, or fine grind. The flavor and roast combination make it ideal for almost any brewing method.\nBrazilian Matas de Minas recommended brewing methods:\n\nDrip Coffee \nFrench Press\nPour-Over\n\nDrink Women-Produced Coffee Year-Round\n\nSupporting women-owned businesses locally and abroad doesn't have to be complicated or expensive, and it doesn't have to be reserved for the month of March. Anytime you are supporting a woman-owned business, you are helping that family and also sending a message to the next generation of girls that their voices and talents matter.\nWhether you are a man or woman, drinking Matas de Minas coffee is a delicious and empowering way to start your day. It is a privilege for us to support Roseangela Moura Alves. Let's continue to support women and continue to drink high-quality coffee.