A respected coffee grown in Costa Rica and known for its full body and rich, robust flavor and acidity. Alajuela is a market name for coffees processed in Alajuela, the second largest city in Costa Rica. Also see Costa Rica Coffee.
Costa Rica Alajuela Coffee and Espresso Brewing Tips
For tips on brewing the perfect cup of Costa Rica Alajuela coffee see the Espresso Coffee Guide's section on Coffee Brewing.
For easy to follow instructions on how to make great Costa Rica Alajuela espresso drinks see Espresso Drink Recipes and the How to make a Latte. Also provided are tips on Pulling A Perfect Espresso Shot.
Green Coffee Production60kg bags
2016: 1,486,036 = 196,156,752 lbs
2015: 1,633,630 = 215,639,213 lbs
2014: 1,407,752 = 185,823,290 lbs
2013: 1,443,758 = 190,576,069 lbs
2012: 1,657,814 = 218,831,395 lbs
Green Coffee Exports60kg bags
2016: 0 = 0 lbs
2015: 994,740 = 131,305,680 lbs
2014: 1,144,610 = 151,088,520 lbs
2013: 1,236,560 = 163,225,920 lbs
2012: 1,380,100 = 182,173,200 lbs
Data may not be available for the most recent year.
produced 215,639,213 lbs
exported 131,305,680 lbs
That's over 61% exported!
Sounds like a lot? It's actually 1.1% of the coffee grown worldwide.
(that's 3,937 to 5,906 ft)