La Fortuna HistoryThe village of El Portillo is located at 2 kilometers of San Juan in the Department of Intibuca. This producer was motivated by the technician of the zone by a space of 3 years so that participe in the Cup of Excellence. This producer has been born in San Juan, Intibuca and for 20 years it began to seed coffee in this community. Quality PracticesFarm management: Semi-Technological and sustainable controls.
A diversity of natural of the latifoliado forest exists and coniferous species between which they are possible to be mentioned: peach tree, pine, wild, Zapotillo, guamo, limoncillo, this place this surrounded by natural cascades and beautiful species of flowers, orchids. They exist different wild animal species, surround in the place becoming, the property in a site to live and at same time a biological space. Within the species can be found deer white tail (cola blanca), pesote, racoons, tacuazines, tepezcuintes, perico, armadillos, presence of birds, among them are finches wanderers, guarda barrancos (keeps precipices), turkeys, perdiz, sparrows. Coffee Process InformationFertilization: Granular chemistries in the conventional property, based on ground analysis.
Disease and Pest Control: Cultural practices and biological control when necessary Harvesting: He makes it with manual labor described neighboring as its family enable the workers to collect solely the mature coffee in its optimal point of maturity.
Pulping and Fermantation: The depulping one makes it using traditional machine of horizontal cylinder. With the climatologicas conditions and height of the zone the fermentation process of the coffee oscillates between 14 and 17 hours being made in natural form.
It is made immediately after the washing, predry of The patio of the property. Soon it takes it place to another of 1400 meters of height to give the point of requinto in a time of 4 to 6 days.
Annual Production: 30 bags
Coffee varieties: Catuai-Villa Sarch
Type of Soil: Franc
Average Annual Rainfall: 2,500 mm
Type of Shade: Guama, Liquidambar, Guajiniquel and Musaceas
Water Source: Natural water sources from the farm
Permanent Employees: 1
Temporary Employees: 8
|Farm Name||La Fortuna|
|Farmer/Rep.||Dionicio Sanchez Ramos|
|Size (30kg boxes)||18|
|Processing system||Wet Process|
|Coffee Growing Area||-1|
|High bidders||Has Bean Coffee Ltd|