The Coffee Buyer’s Guide to Brazil

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São Paulo

CBGB 2.04 Marília e Garça

Harvest: June–August
Elevation: 650–800 metres (2,130–2,620 feet) above sea level
Rainfall: 1,275 millimetres (50 inches)
Temperature: 18–28°C (64–82°F)

Coffee being harvested in the municipality of Galia, near Garça. The flat land is ideal for mechanisation; the first mechanical harvester for coffee was built in the Garça region.

The regions of Marília e Garça and Ourinhos e Avaré are sometimes treated as a single region called ‘Centro-Oeste de São Paulo’ — but they have distinct microclimates and histories.