A travel size for your favorite fair trade coffees!
No finer partner exists for a premium cigar than this coffee. It is grown in the mountains a stone’s throw from Nicaragua’s famous cigar rollers and is drunk by them every day. Cigar No.1 reflects fifteen years of pairing experience put to work. Clean finish allows you to enjoy with a cigar. Definitely to be enjoyed also without a cigar and often is.
Did you know? It can take five years to craft a balanced cigar. Years spent growing, drying, fermenting, aging, selecting, hand-rolling, and maturing. There are few other premium products that parallel the dedication and human effort it takes to create a specialty coffee. Estelí has become Nicaragua's center for the cigar craft. It is not only a craft, it is an economic powerhouse. Dating back to MesoAmerican rituals, hand-rolling keeps tradition alive while creating opportunities & economic independence for 1,000s of families in Northern Nicaragua.
Twin Engines is a fair-trade company that makes where it grows. They employ and work with farmers, artists, artisans, tasters, printers, retailers, packers and other suppliers in our community. This means the impact your purchases is felt across Nicaragua.
Along with delicious coffees, gorgeous views, and proud culture, Nicaragua has one of the highest poverty rates in the world and is the second poorest country in the Western Hemisphere". More than one-half of Nicaragua's annual coffee production is brewed in the United States and Canada.
When you buy Twin Engine Coffee, 80 cents on the dollar stays in the coffee community, compared to about 20 cents for fair trade coffees roasted in the U.S.
Learn more about Twin Engines here.
At Global Gifts, we work with vendors and artisans who are fair trade verified to bring you items that are ethically and sustainably made. Fair trade gifts are handmade by artisans around the world and they all have special stories. You might notice slight variations in this product from the product photo.