Coffee producer Rodrigo Franco Paiva operates Sítio São Jorge with his parents, Ronaldo Ibrahani Paiva and Maria Helena, in the city of São Gonçalo do Sapucaí in the Sul de Minas region of Brazil. The farm was inherited from Maria Helena’s father in 1983, and the family worked together to invest in the land beginning with planting 30,000 coffee trees.
Coffee production presented many challenges over the years, but little by little they worked together to grow their operation, which now includes 140,000 coffee trees planted across 43 hectares of the property. Rodrigo and his parents are proud of their work, and the high quality coffee they produce together each year.
We taste: Blackberry jam, brown sugar, shortbread cookie, nougat, milk chocolate