Elefante Darkroast | Twin Engine Coffee


Rare, Maragogype mega-beans, from a third generation award-winning family farm in Nicaragua.

When Twin Engine Coffee was getting started in Nicaragua, Andrea drove toward Dipilto to learn more about the special Nueva Segovia region that reach the Honduran border. Among the nuances of the region, she met Roberto and the Maragoygpe coffee plant. It turns out that Roberto’s small third generation farm is one of the few farms in the world where you can still find this big, beautiful, lanky plant growing.

The thing is that Arabica Maragogype is rare in the world. Even rarer is finding it on a Cup of Excellence farm, less than a 1% chance. Needless to say, each year we look forward to the harvest of this tiny lot. It starts with the coffee plant, Margogype. It is big, beautiful, unruly, and yields few fruits. The Maragogype’s beans are about 2x larger than typical Arabica beans – which is why they’re called Elephant [Elefante] Beans. Each year there is a limited Elefante lot, quadruple selected and roasted to medium.

  • 100% Margogype Coffee
  • Fully made at the source
  • Origin roasted
  • USDA Certified Organic
  • Fair Trade Federation Member
  • Cup of Excellence Farm Certified
  • Made in Nicaragua
  • Full Size: 10.58 oz/300g = approx. 30 espresso. 

Each purchase directly supports families in our coffee community.

Delivery is free for Canadian orders over $150 (before applicable taxes).

We ship all orders via Canada Post. Shipping rates are calculated at checkout based on your total order weight & shipping address. On average, Standard shipping within Canada will be between $12-$20 CAD. Canada Post Expedited & Xpresspost options are also available.

In-stock orders ship within 2 business days. Once your order has shipped, delivery usually takes 2-7 business days for Canada & 5-10 to the United States.

We currently ship to all Canadian Provinces & Territories, the Contiguous United States & Hawaii. For shipping to all other countries, please contact us prior to placing your order & we will provide applicable shipping options for you.

You can return your product for exchange or store credit within 5 business days of receiving your order.

Our full list of Frequently Asked Questions can be found here.


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