Farm: Santa Ana Farm is located in Belen Ocotepeque, in the village of El Paraiso (which means heaven). The weather here is pretty cool in a range of 6 to 20°C. Main products grown here are vegetables, food grains and of course, coffee. Located in the buffer zone of Parque Celaque, an environmental reserve park this land is surrounded by wide life vegetation trees such as liquidambar, cedar, pine trees, etc
In the region Lenca communities have established. Historical heritage of the region consists of a temple built by the Spaniards in the 1600s. Using traditional fertilization, Hector has begun to fertilize using organic fertilization in combination to regular fertilizers, hoping to move to organic. About his Family:
Most of the farm was inherited to his mother by his grandfather, and although Hector resides now in San Pedro Sula, most of his family still lives in Ocotepeque, two of his brothers who help him manage the farm.
What is the secret of your success?
To be careful when harvesting just to collect the ripe cherries and to have special care during the processing. How do you feel being a winner of the Cup of Excellence Honduras 2010?Really happy, content.
His experience in the Cup of Excellence:
He has participated before having been selected 3 times.
|Farm Name||La Sultana|
|Farmer/Rep.||Héctor Manuel Mata|
|Size (30kg boxes)||68|
|Aroma/Flavor||honey, bergamot , cherry, cedar, pipe tobacco, coconut, cloves, hazelnut, raisin, black olive, black cherry, green tea|
|Acidity||firm crisp orange|
|Other||juicy, cherry plum, great aftertaste, graham cracker aftertaste|
|Coffee Growing Area||-1|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||4488|
|High bidders||Löfbergs Lila AB, Irma A/S and Crema Kaffebrenneri AS|