featuring Fresh Start

  • Bajo Boquete, Panama
  • Tasting Notes: Macadamia, Spice, Sorghum
  • Farmer: Norberto Suarez, Camiseta Estate
  • Cultivars: Typica, Caturra, Catuai
  • Process: Washed
  • Elevation: 1500-1750 MASL

Originally grown by an Arab and Spanish immigrant couple in Panama, Fresh Start is a tasty reminder of the many people who have left their homes in search of a better life.

Each sip is made possible via the bravery of transcontinental travel, the endurance of immigrants, and three generations of skilled farming.

But you don’t always have to leave your home to become who you’re meant to be. Every day is a chance for a fresh start. With each cup, take another step towards the things that matter most. Fuel the idea of your dreams - and inspire the fresh start that changes your world.

Camiseta Estate

When Abdeljad Suadi left his home in Arabia to work on the Panama Canal, he had no idea the turn his life would take. When the initial funding for the canal fell through, Abdeljad didn’t want to return home. He wanted a fresh start.

He changed his name to Domingo Suarez, met the lovely Doña Antonia Serrano from Spain, and bought a coffee farm near Boquete Panama. Two generations and eight farms later, Norberto Suarez and his family grow some of the best coffees found in the region.

Volcan Barú

The Camiseta Estate is located on the slopes of Volcan Barú, the tallest mountain in Panama. It’s so tall that summiters can see both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans on clear days. Towards the base, the Suarez family has their own washing station for processing their coffees.

The high altitude of 5,000+ feet, mild climate, and nutritious volcanic soil give these beans a mild acidity, full body, and sweet notes of nougat, caramel, macadamia, and spice.

Panama

As the bridge between Central and South America, Panama is a country of contrasts. Indigenous and immigrants. Smallholder farms and corporate plantations. Lush countryside and modern metropolises. The nation’s rapidly growing economy has caused coffee prices to rise in recent years—but there’s a reason the world keeps buying.

Coffee from Panama, though only 0.1% of the world’s supply, is beloved around the globe for its incredible quality and inspiring farmers, many of which are the descendants of immigrants who came decades ago looking for a fresh start.

These incredible beans are exclusively reserved for coffee club members, and will be available until April 28th or when we run out. To be the first to experience this artfully roasted offering, please join our specialty coffee membership today.

#STAYGROUNDED

Each week, we’ll be gifting 1 lucky person with the best picture and caption about how they use our products to #StayGrounded a JavaPresse Bundle - 1 of EVERY product we have!

Check out the pictures below for ideas, & use #StayGrounded or #JavaPresse to enter!

As seen on