BLUE MOUNTAIN COFFEE

Blue Mountain coffee is grown in the area defined in the schedule of the Coffee Industry Regulations 1953 (Regulation 2). This coffee has an intense aroma, fairly good body, sweet taste and free of all off-flavours.

Blue Mountain No. 1

Screen: 17/18 = 96% Minimum (without Elephant Beans)
Appearance: Bluish-Green, Uniform
Defects: 2% Maximum (Foreign Matter, Black and Sour Beans not allowed)

Blue Mountain No. 2

Screen: 16/17 = 96% Minimum (without Elephant Beans)
Appearance: Bluish-Green, Uniform
Defects: 2% Maximum (Foreign Matter, Black and Sour Beans not allowed)

Blue Mountain No. 3

Screen: 15/16/17 = 96% Minimum (without Elephant Beans)
Appearance: Bluish-Green, Uniform
Defects: 2% Maximum (Foreign Matter, Black and Sour Beans not allowed)

Blue Mountain Pea Berry

Screen: 10S = 96% Minimum (without Elephant Beans)
Appearance: Bluish-Green, Uniform
Defects: 2% Maximum (Foreign Matter, Black and Sour Beans not allowed)

BLUE MOUNTAIN TRIAGE

Blue Mountain coffee is grown in the area defined in the schedule of the Coffee Industry Regulations 1953 (Regulation 2). This coffee has an intense aroma, fairly good body, sweet taste and free of all off-flavours.

This is a coffee of bean sizes 1, 2 and 3 (without Elephant Beans)
Appearance: Bluish-Green, Uniform or Greenish
Defects: 4% (Foreign Matter, Black and Sour Beans not allowed)

OTHER JAMAICAN COFFEES

High Mountain Supreme

High Mountain Supreme is coffee grown at high altitudes in areas outside of the Blue Mountain.
Fine aroma, fairly good acidity and good body , free from all off-flavours

Screen: 17/18 = 96% Minimum (without Elephant Beans)
Appearance: Bluish Green, Green, Greenish and Uniform
Defects: 2% Maximum (Foreign Matter, Black and Sour Beans not allowed)

Jamaica Prime

Jamaica Prime is coffee grown outside of the Blue Mountain.
Good acidity good body and aroma, free from all off-flavours

Screen: 16/17/18 = 96% Minimum (without Elephant Beans)
Appearance: Green, Greenish and Uniform
Defects: 2% Maximum (Foreign Matter, Black and Sour Beans not allowed)

Jamaica Select

Fairly good cup quality, free from all off-flavours

Screen: 15/16/17/18 = 96% Minimum (without Elephant Beans)
Appearance: Greenish
Defects: 4% Maximum (without Elephant Beans)

N.B. In all cases, the following slightly marginal beans are not counted as
defects:

  • Slight berry borer damage (one or two pin hole perforations)
  • Slightly split or bruised beans.
  • Slightly pale beans


    COFFEE INDUSTRY BOARD
    JAMAICA W.I.
    JUNE, 1998.

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