The History

Our flavor. Our history.

Our name is a tribute to the river that feeds the Coffee crops offering life, beauty and a brightness that is hardly found. This brightness is due to its clear and crystalline waters, originated from the several springs in the place It was in the 80’s that Inácio Carlos Urban acquired his first coffee farm in the Cerrado Mineiro, Rio Brilhante Café, a property with more than 1150 meters of altitute.

Bringing the dream of producing food on a large scale, Inácio became one of the largest agricultural producers in the country and today along with his sons, members of the second generation, presents its brand - Rio Brilhante Café de Origem. In 2017 he won the 1st place in the Cerrad Coffee Japan contest of quality. Also won 2nd place in the Rainforest/imaflora contest in natural category and also the 3rd place in the contest of V Region of the Cerrado Mineiro in the natural category as well.

Honouring our origin to make history

Astonishing brand arises

More than 1600 hectars in 2 farms

Average altitude of 1150 meters being one in the Pântano Microregion

Our certifications


The Rainforest Alliance certification is a seal of assurance to consumers that the products purchased are the results of practices performed following a specific set of criteria, including ecological, economic and social balance. Seal obtained in 2008.


The UTZ CERTIFIED seal ended the anonymity of the coffee market, guaranteeing origin and responsibility in production. The Track-and-Report system tracks management along the entire chain. The Group has been certified since 2005.

4C Association

The 4C Association works to make these solutions happen. Members of the 4C Association have developed the 4C Code of Conduct, which defines the social, environmental and economic principles for the sustainable production, processing and marketing of green coffee. This is a way to improve the quality of grains from different parts of the globe and include all producers interested in increasing productivity with quality, respecting nature. It is based on sustainability, and for that it balances, development, environment and economy.


Through research partnerships, BSCA aims to disseminate quality control techniques and product promotions, to raise the standards of excellence of Brazilian coffee offered in the domestic and international markets. It is the only Brazilian institution to certify lots that can be monitored through quality control stamps of specialty coffees, with total traceability through individual numbering, whose consultations are made available by BSCA to consumers.