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Cafés de Especialidad de Chiapas, S.A.P.I. de C.V (CAFESCA) is the only producer of lyophilized coffee in Mexico and Central America. We are located inside the Strategic Fiscal Precinct from Port of Chiapas (southeast of the Mexican Republic), the only one in the country at the seaport. We are a proudly chiapaneca company dedicated to the production of lyophilized coffee for national and international distribution. We are part of ECOM Group, one of the three main commercial businesses of coffee in the world.
lyophilized coffee, we used ATAGO refractometers at the EXTRACTION PROCESS to monitor the concentration of liqueur coffee or syrup, as a quality department we need to make sure that the product is under the requirements and to assure ourselves we use the model RX-5000i because it is automatic, easy to use, very stable, trustworthy and the calibrations take no longer than 3 minutes.Besides this model, our colleagues from the production department are using hand held PAL pocket refractometers to monitor the extracts. We use ATAGO because we have had excellent feedback and experience with the equipment, they are very precise and long lasting for the industrial use, and especially for the Instant Coffee, where a high or low concentration can influence our final product results and that is why the RX-5000i, gives us confidence to standardize the Brix suitable for concentrated coffee extract.The RX-5000i, gives us the confidence to standardize the Brix suitable for concentrated coffee extract.In the quality department we use the RX-5000i equipment to monitor the concentration of syrup, and from the percentage of Brix we process the analysis of acidity, filter soluble solids, and cupping (sensory) and last, we proceed to the lyophilization step, this is done once product meets the safety requirements and specifications. Extracts tend to be diluted in 9.0 – 12% Brix.Coffee syrup or extract: 50 – 56% Brix. Written by: Eng. Karina Morales Head of Quality Control Cafés de Especialidad de Chiapas, S.A.P.I. de C.V (CAFESCA)
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