||Arabica : Chennakkal, Vontekad, Bettadakumari, A Division
Robusta : Yelemadalu, Kotordie, Kogrie, Achuvan, MS Robusta
|Region of Growth
||Koppa Taluk, Chikmagalur District, Karnataka State, India
||900 to 1400 meter above MSL.
||245 cm to 300 cm
||15 - 35 degrees C
|Variety of Coffee
||Arabica : Arabica SL 795, SL 9, Old Kent, Sachimore and Cauvery
Robusta : Old Robusta, Robusta C x R
|Type of Shade
||Low / High Shade of Silver Oak, Dadap and Jungle Trees
|Birds and animals seen on the Plantation
||Birds: Peacock, Woodpecker, Laggar Falcon, Jungle Fowl, Sparrows, Crows, Minivet, Bulbul, Flower Pecker, Myna, Owl, Indian Parakeet, Wild Pigeon, and migratory birds.
Animals: Bison, Sambar, Deer, Barking Deer, Porcupine, Wild Boar, Wild Goat, Fox, Hare.
||Pepper(30T), Areca(40T), Cardamom and Vanilla
||Robusta - over 375 Tons
Arabica - over 130 Tons. This will depend on the cropping cycle.
||January to July
||Organic compost is applied @ 5 tons/acre once in 5 years.
||Selective picking - 2 rounds of selective picking based on strain, elevation and division for differentiation.
||Natural Fermenting + Aqua Washing + Underwater Soaking + Drying on Trough + Sun Drying + Shade Drying on 2nd and 3rd day between 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Coffee is initially dried on raised platforms for couple of days.
||Our wet mills have McKinnon and Pinhalense Pulper, green bean separator and aqua washer. Coffee is cured and graded in our own curing works - Kotordie Coffee Curing Works (KCCW)
|Labour and Social Obligation
||Provides labour with housing, schooling, cr?che and medical facilities. They are also provided with social benefits like maternity, sick leave and other benefits.
|Sustainable cultivation practice
||We have our own effluent treatment tanks, practices ecological and nature friendly cultivation package. Preserve natural forest as a part of the plantations. We have built check dams and grown forest cover in ravines to prevent soil erosion and to conserve water.