Finca El Divisadero, Ataco, El Salvador
Finca El Divisadero, Ataco, El Salvador
Finca El Divisadero, Ataco, El Salvador

OUR COFFEES HAVE A HISTORY,
LET'S BUILD THEIR FUTURE

We do more than just import green coffee.
We make a different coffee possible.

Belco is an independent family business that sources, imports and distributes quality green coffees from around the globe. We create direct, long-term links between producers and independent roasters looking for good and sustainable coffees.
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CAFEOLOGO, OUR SOURCING PARTNER IN CHIAPAS

Jesus is, as he puts it, the zero generation of his family in coffee. Originally from Tuxtla, capital of the Chiapas region, he lives with his family in San Cristobal de las Casas. He initiated his project "Cafeologia" in 2010. He surrounds himself with partners sharing his state of mind, his philosophy, his values ​​to defend a different coffee growing in Mexico, returning to a high quality that is creating value for the indigenous production communities.

Our TERROIR range

Our TERROIR range

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Baru Black Mountain, our partner in PANAMA

Baru Black Mountain, our partner in PANAMA

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Our Favorite

«We participate in
the continual improvement of quality»

Think about a sweeeeeet coffee! The Bobolink Natural is the balanced combination between sweetness and body. This is what makes it so accesible and rich, a coffee I could just drink all day long! Giving the tone of the coffee, you'll have notes of chocolate/caramel. Fruity notes bring the complexity right up; making your mind travel to tropical lands... its a Brazilian coffee after all!

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Interview: Renardo Ovalle from Vides 58, Huehuetenango - Guatemala
Interview with our producers

Decaffeination with E.A - Sugar Cane - Behind the doors of Descafecol plant
In the lab
Decaffeination plant report (3/4). 
We continue our field visits with Descafecol plant in Colombia. The aim of those visits is to stress the idea on which we base our research: decaffeination processes must be synonymous with good quality coffee. We have decided to arrange this tour of plant visits in the spirit of providing an enriching experience that will allow us to communicate more and better on the coffees with which Belco works as well as about the partners or players together with whom we are responsible of ensuring traceability and quality in the coffee that arrives at the roasters’.

Interview with Erin Reed, marketing director at Swiss Water, Canada
In the lab
Decaffeination plant report (4/4). We were fortunate to have Erin Reed, Marketing Manager at Swiss Water, the famous water decaffeination plant we work with. We took advantage of her visit to ask her some questions about her company.

Water decaffeination - Visit of Descamex plant in Mexico
In the lab
Decaffeination plant report (2/4). Descamex is headquartered in Cordoba, Mexico. It operates the only facility in Mexico to decaffeinate coffee using just coffee, water, time and temperature to remove the caffeine from coffee. César visited the plant this summer for an explanation of this decaffeination method. Below, he shares his experience at Descamex with you.

Last news

Interview: Renardo Ovalle from Vides 58, Huehuetenango - Guatemala
Interview with our producers

Decaffeination with E.A - Sugar Cane - Behind the doors of Descafecol plant
In the lab
Decaffeination plant report (3/4). 
We continue our field visits with Descafecol plant in Colombia. The aim of those visits is to stress the idea on which we base our research: decaffeination processes must be synonymous with good quality coffee. We have decided to arrange this tour of plant visits in the spirit of providing an enriching experience that will allow us to communicate more and better on the coffees with which Belco works as well as about the partners or players together with whom we are responsible of ensuring traceability and quality in the coffee that arrives at the roasters’.

Interview with Erin Reed, marketing director at Swiss Water, Canada
In the lab
Decaffeination plant report (4/4). We were fortunate to have Erin Reed, Marketing Manager at Swiss Water, the famous water decaffeination plant we work with. We took advantage of her visit to ask her some questions about her company.

Water decaffeination - Visit of Descamex plant in Mexico
In the lab
Decaffeination plant report (2/4). Descamex is headquartered in Cordoba, Mexico. It operates the only facility in Mexico to decaffeinate coffee using just coffee, water, time and temperature to remove the caffeine from coffee. César visited the plant this summer for an explanation of this decaffeination method. Below, he shares his experience at Descamex with you.

Events

The Q Arabica Grader course arrives at Belco

NEW SESSION
MONDAY 25TH TO SATURDAY 30 TH NOVEMBER,
from 09am to 6pm


Delivered by the Coffee Quality Institute (CQI), the Q Grade certifies that you are capable of analyzing Arabica coffee through cupping. This is noawadays the highest certification in the world.


You will learn green, sensory analysis, as well as cupping protocols, how to triangulate coffees, how to match organic acids, and how to identify sample roasts.
More info here

BELCO'S COMMITMENTS

SOURCING

Resolutely modern, we mainly purchase our green coffee directly in order to fully control quality and create long-term relationships with our partners. As ambassadors for producers, we strive hard in the field to provide good coffees long term.

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Quality

Our quality control is unique and innovative in order to improve quality in the cup of coffees consumed. Find out how our search for efficiency requires us to collect, control and share in-depth technical information with our partners.

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Support

We work with and for independent roasters who rely on quality to develop and differentiate themselves. Our team of experts is fully involved in your training, consulting or coffee promotion projects.

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