Information: Farm Linda Vista, which in Spanish means Beautiful View is located in El Cielito, Santa Barbara. Coffee is grown here, as well as corn,red beans,fruits and vegetables. This is a coffee growing zone with a temperature range of 12 and 21°C (which is cool for our country), and average rainfall of 2,400mm/year. It is considered a zone for Special coffees. It is next to the National Park of Santa Barbara Mountain, PANAMOSAB. Due to the big success in COE competitions (3 First place winners; Natividad Benitez, Bertilio Reyes Portillo and Amado Fernandez), the growers of Cielito Lindo have a special coffee association of which Joel is a member, as well as of AHPROCAFE. About his family? His family consists of his wife and 5 kids.
What is the secret of your success?
Follow technical recommendations on crop management and to follow up in the processing. How do you feel being a winner of the Cup of Excellence Honduras 2010?He feels proud to be able to show off his coffee and his country.
His experience in the Cup of Excellence:
Has participated in 3 years making it to the internet auction. It has been a positive experience.
|Farm Name||Linda Vista|
|Farmer/Rep.||Joel Guzmán Muñoz|
|Size (30kg boxes)||25|
|Aroma/Flavor||raspberries, chocolate, caramel, vanilla, tropical fruits, honey jasmine, fresh cut lumber, pine notes, sweet orange|
|Acidity||lemon,, well defined, crisp|
|Other||super smooth, syrupy, party on the palate, allspice|
|Coffee Growing Area||-1|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||1650|
|High bidders||Wataru & Co., Ltd.|