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Why can coffee in Papua New Guinea be called the "Little Blue Mountain"? What does it have in common with the coffee emperor of Jamaica?

Published: 2024-05-20 Author:
Last Updated: 2024/05/20, As the coffee emperor of the last century, Blue Mountain Coffee's name is not only a symbol of luxury, but also includes the best representative of high quality, good taste and other aspects. At that time, beans from a production area were dubbed "Little Blue Mountain" by people. You know, at that time, one could obtain the same information as the Douzhong Emperor.

Blue Mountain Coffee as the coffee emperor of the last century, its name is not only a symbol of luxury, but also includes the best representatives of high quality, good taste and other aspects. At that time, there was a producing area where beans were known as "Little Blue Mountains". You know, how powerful it was to be able to get the same title as the emperor of Douzhong at that time! And it is Papua New Guinea coffee from Oceania!

Oceania Papua New Guinea believes that both Oceania and Papua New Guinea are relatively new words in the field of coffee for most friends. From the menu blackboard on the front street, we can see that the coffee we drink most often comes from Africa, Asia, or Central and South America across the sea. Oceania and Papua New Guinea are simply unfamiliar. So today, let's take a detour and start with Papua New Guinea.

Papua New Guinea (PNG for short), the vast majority of the country's territory is located in the eastern half of the island of New Guinea (accounting for 85% of the island, and the western half is Indonesia). And in addition to New Guinea, Papua New Guinea (too long! Referred to as Papua later! The national territory also includes more than 600 islands of different sizes, such as Bougainville Island and Bismarck Islands. When it comes to Papua, we have to mention its unique climatic environment. Because Papua is located in the Pacific Rim volcanic belt, so its soil is mostly mineral-rich volcanic soil, year-round rainfall is abundant, it can be said that it is a coffee-growing paradise. Of course, it's not just coffee, it's a paradise for most plants. Because of this, the animal and plant ecology of Papua is very special.

As of today, there are about 6500 species of native plants and 380 species of native birds in Papua. There are also many human races on the island (although the population is only 7 million), and more than 800 kinds of languages have been derived.

Papuan coffee and as early as the end of the 19th century, Papuan coffee cultivation has begun. Coffee plants introduced by Dutch sailors were planted on the land of Papua, and coffee grew greatly in such a suitable environment. Since the beginning of the 20th century, coffee has become the object of commercial production in Papua. In just a few years, the planting area of coffee in Papua has reached 180 acres!

Coffee in Papua is mainly grown by small farmers. Basically, coffee is grown in high-altitude mountain areas ranging from 1200m to 1800m. This is a very suitable altitude range for coffee growth, so the quality of the coffee produced is relatively high. Of this large amount of coffee, 95% are Arabica. With the passage of time, Papuan Coffee began to enter a new chapter of coffee.

The new title of Papuan coffee-"Little Blue Mountain" came in 1932, when Papua introduced iron pickup from Jamaica and began to grow it. As we all know, the variety of Blue Mountain Coffee is the iron pickup card, which is amazing! Varieties with the same bloodline as the Coffee Emperor were planted on the land of Papua, and it was not long before the iron pickup became the main variety of Papuan. Not only is the blood the same, but the climate of Papuan's iron pickup is very similar to that of Jamaica. As described in Qianjie, the elevation and climate type are very similar. Therefore, the taste of Papua's Iron pickup Coffee is so close to Blue Mountain Coffee.

(Papuan iron card) it is worth noting that Papuan coffee is only similar, not exactly the same. As Papua will be closer to the equator, the temperature will be higher. So under the fine taste, there is still a certain difference in the taste of the two. At present, the most popular Papuan coffee in the domestic market is mainly from Sigri and Purosa. Its exported coffee sacks are printed with Papua's national bird, the "Bird of Paradise". Because of this bird of paradise pattern, the coffee of Siguri Manor was called "Paradise Bird Coffee" when it was first introduced into China.

Although Prosa Manor was later crowned with Bird of Paradise Coffee because of the pattern of bird of paradise on the sack. However, after years of imperceptible influence, when it comes to Paradise Bird Coffee, most people still think of Siguri Manor at the first time.

Siguri Manor was founded in 1950, more than 70 years have passed, and it has been the leader of the local coffee industry for many Papuan coffee practitioners. The location of Sigri Manor is very advantageous. It is located in the high-altitude mountain area of the Wagi Valley, which is 1500 meters above sea level. The soil is also mineral-rich volcanic soil, cool climate and abundant rainfall, which is very suitable for coffee cultivation.

Not only that, Siguri Manor also attaches great importance to the protection of the ecological environment. In order to prevent pollution of water and soil, Siguri Manor never sprays coffee plants with pesticides or pesticides. In addition to protecting the ecological environment, over the years, there is another rule that Sigley Manor has adhered to to this day! That is: to ensure the quality of the coffee produced. In the years before the concept of boutique coffee was released, Siguri Manor, like Jamaica, had a high standard of processing system. Every coffee ripening season, Siguri Manor will manually harvest ripe all-red fruit, and then through exquisite processing to reduce the probability of negative conditions. Therefore, Siguri Manor can become the classic of boutique coffee in the world! Because of this, to this day, the Papuan coffee introduced in Qianjie has always come from Siguri Manor.

There is a good difference between "Little Blue Mountain" and Blue Mountain Coffee. It's time to guess without prizes. Excuse me: which of the two washed beans in the picture below is the bird of paradise of Siguri Manor and which is Blue Mountain Coffee?

The answer is: bird of Paradise on the left and Blue Mountain Coffee on the right. Have you guessed it? Qianjie uses moderate roasting to "cook" Paradise Bird coffee beans. Under moderate roasting, Paradise Bird coffee shows a slightly sweet and sour berries in addition to strong flavors such as cocoa and nuts. On the whole, the sweet and sour taste is well balanced, the taste is mellow, and the taste is obvious and long. It is very similar to Blue Mountain and at the same time has its own tonality. It is really a paradise bird coffee with the name of "Little Blue Mountain".

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