Name and Location of the Farm:
The name of the farm is La Cascada, this is on La Union, jurisdiction of San Fernando, Nueva Segovia. The name La Cascada (Waterfall) is because in the farm there is a waterfall 40 meters high in gradual Fallen.
Tell us The Farm History:
Twelve years ago I got this land. It is a farm of ten Apples of land in production and cultivated in, over ten are coffee in growing, making a total of twenty Apples of land in extension. The year before to last year, I harvested 172 Quintals of coffee, and last year 117 Quintals of coffee. This year only 100 quintals harvest coffee. The variety of coffee that I reap is Maracatura, Bourbón, Catura. The farm is only coffee.
My family make my wife Sulma Angelica Herrera Urbina and three children Humberto Nelson Genaro Jose and Ariel Arlen. And my seven grandkids
What is your secret for winning the competition?
The first secret is to work with a qualified benefit. Second have high variety of coffee and follow the instructions Promotes quality in terms of treatment and coffee harvesting In addition to the dry mill which has worked on African drying chambers, also the coffee goes through a process of cupping.In short, the secret is in the dedication and commitment that we take every step to get more positive results in this case and became a finalist in this event
How do you feel to have been a winner?
I am pleased, because of the sacrifice and effort made to get to become a winner.
What do you think about the Cup of Excellence?
I think this event reinforces the enthusiasm to continue producing quality coffee to compete in the Cup of Excellence and improve quality.
|Farm Name||La Cascada|
|Size (30kg boxes)||23|
|Aroma/Flavor||chocolate cherries, strawberry, orange, cassis, milk chocolate panela, balsawood, molasses|
|Acidity||structured, lemon tea|
|Other||creamy, thick, mouthfeel, spicy, chai, caramel lemongrass|
|Coffee Growing Area||20 ha|
|Farm Size||20 ha|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||1464|
|High bidders||Caravela Coffee for Krankies Coffee, Metropolis Coffee, Roast, Inc. (USA), Marvell Street (AUS), Holly Brown (Hong Kong)|