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 Guides 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 Production
|Year||60kg bags||Coffee grown|
|2016||1,486,036 bags||196,156,752 pounds|
|2015||1,633,630 bags||215,639,213 pounds|
|2014||1,407,752 bags||185,823,290 pounds|
|2013||1,443,758 bags||190,576,069 pounds|
|2012||1,657,814 bags||218,831,395 pounds|
Green Coffee Exports
|Year||60kg bags||Coffee exported|
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)