El Supte HistoryFrom my childhood, I grew next to my parents, learning from them the noble task of cultivating coffee, which grows and is produced in the mountains located in the damping zone of Mountana de Celaque National Park in the denominated community of Suptal, Corquin, department of Copan, in the West of Honduras , Central America. Nowadays, after six years of independent life, and with my small family I am owner of ten blocks of cultivated coffee. Quality PracticesIt is important to maintain a constant supervision of the workings and handling of the coffee plantations, in order to obtain a high productivity and superior quality in our plantations. Also the permanent supervision of the processes of transformation of the coffee is essential until it goes to the port. Since it has been exposed previously the quality of the coffee has its origin in the property and its preservation in the beneficiary.
There exists more than 50 species of plants with short and herbaceous growth that altogether prepare the suitable microclimate for the breading and reproduction of many species of insects and vertebrates that make possible, to obtain the coffee of the best quality with aromas and exquisite fragrances, for those who please of a good cup of coffee. Coffee Process InformationFertilization: During the last few years no chemical fertilization has been done. Bio-fertilizers produced in the same farm are the only ones used.
Disease and Pest Control: A cuma is used and also a long machete. For reel control it makes pepena and it repels coffee of the ground and the plant and traps for capture of the same oneHarvesting: Handpicking of ripe grains of Coffee begins in January and finish in June.
Pulping and Fermantation: The natural fermentation in sinks and careful determination of its point of fermentDrying:
Drying 100% to the sun in patios of mud preference.
Annual Production: 60 bags
Coffee varieties: Bourbón
Type of Soil: Franc
Average Annual Rainfall: 2,000 mm
Type of Shade: Inga and Musaceas
Water Source: Natural water sources from the farm
Permanent Employees: 1
Temporary Employees: 10 – 20
|Farm Name||El Supte|
|Farmer/Rep.||Jose Omar Calderon Romero|
|Size (30kg boxes)||16|
|Processing system||Wet Process|
|Coffee Growing Area||10|
|High bidders||Espresso Americano|