Named after the municipality of Novo Mundo (known as Urupes today), Novo Mundo is a natural hybrid of Bourbon and Typica. It is characterized by its tall stature and is a vigorously productive variety. It has leaves tips which can be green or bronze and has high resistance against common coffee diseases.
Mundo Novo coffees exhibits the following traits in its taste profile:
Mundo Novo is a widely popular plant in South American countries that was created through the natural cross of Bourbon and Typica, discovered in 1943 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Due to its desirable characteristics and suitability for the country's climate, Mundo Novo is one of the most commonly grown coffee plants amongst Brazilian coffee cultivators, forming around 40% of all grown coffee varieties within the country.