Owner-operator Paola Barone loves to tell the story of her coffee: “We combine the best Arabica Coffee from Colombia with New Orleans culture and the result is … a word that doesn’t exist yet.” Barona grew up in Colombia and her goal is to provide the best specialty coffee from Colombia but most importantly this woman owned business primary focus is to improve schools for the farmers children in the villages where the coffee is grown. All profits from her business go towards school supplies along with food items for these children in need. Coffee is a very personal business for her.
We believe that true quality is found at origin. Our specialty coffee is single origin and comes from a small family owned farm located in Ulloa, Valle del Cauca in Colombia and it is freshly roasted in New Orleans.
The Del Alto Valle Coffee product line includes:
Honey processed coffee is our flagship. This method creates a clean smooth flavor and enhances the sweetness and body of the bean, preserving the caramel and cacao taste.
(aka Barona Blend) is the protector of forest animals and nature. We developed this full bodied coffee as a tribute to the unique biodiversity found in Colombia. The delicious taste of toasted cacao is balanced with mild floral notes creating an exquisite smooth flavor.
is a stunning variety. It has velvety texture with clean sweetness, subtle stone fruits, balanced with chocolate and floral qualities inherent in the bean.
For every bag of coffee you buy from us, you contribute to the quality of life of the farmers in the region by improving schools for their children. This is our heart, our passion – to serve the people of Ulloa.
Shoppers can find our specialty coffee in New Orleans area at the following stores:
Breaux Mart, Rouses Markets, Langenstein’s, Robert Fresh Market, Dorignac’s, The Courtyard Brewery and Old Road Coffee. On September 15-16, 2023, you can find Del Alto Valle Coffee in the New Orleans Convention Center at the NOLA Coffee Festival.
Del Alto Valle Coffee