MEC is made up of five Specialty coffee-related businesses:
Minas Estate Coffee is a partner of FAZENDA VISTA ALEGRE – www.vistalegre.com.br . MEC, also, is FVA Specialty coffee exclusive representative.
As a Trading company that buys coffee from selected farms, MEC has great expertise in negotiation and export of specialty coffee and in everything else related to it. The company’s main characteristics are:
Founders background Alexander Gonzaga and Cássia Cristine de Souza. Since 1989, agronomist engineer Alexandre Gonzaga, a specialist in Coffee-growing and chemical engineer Cássia Cristine, Msc have been working as consultants on coffee-growing and the various aspects related to coffee production in Brazil and abroad:
With a rather technical approach, over the last 20 years, Alexandre Gonzaga has been continuously penetrating specialty coffee markets around the world, specialty by giving lectures and setting up booths at fairs as well as conducting business meeting with potential clients such as USA ,UK, Canada, Portugal, Japan, China, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Russia, Ireland, Spain, Germany and Luxemburg.
MEC has its Probatinno mircroroasting power plant to develop and test the origins potential and supply the fancy food internal market.