Name and Location of the Farm:
The farm EL CARMEN San Juan is located 12 km from Telpaneca, in the Munnicipality of San Juan del Rio Coco, Madriz.
The farm is located at an average altitude of 1,200 mosl, with land planted in bends helping to soil conservation, are sandy loam soils, rich in organic matter while applications of organic fertilizers such as lombrihumos is done to help enrich the soil.
We have a variety of shade trees, especially citrus, around the farm, handling a 70% its shadow, Annual rainfall ranges 1,460 mm, average temperature of 24 ° C providing micro clime capable of producing excellent quality coffee.
Tell us The Farm History:
The Farm El Carmen San Juan has an area of 50 Apples of land, it produce 1,500 Quintals of coffee, from the variety of Caturra and Maracaturra.
I acquired this property through a purchase from a friend over 35 years ago; is distant from the other farms, but it manages to develop the work.
My family consists of 5 members; me, my wife and my children.
What is your secret for winning the competition?
There is no secret, all is God’s blessing. We have been working to improve in each process both on the farm and Benefit Wet and Dry.
How do you feel to have been a winner?
Very happy, thank God, is recognition to the work, effort, dedication and research in all processes always, to improve the quality of our coffee.
What do you think about the Cup of Excellence?
It is a Competition wherein we the producers, have the opportunity to Promote our coffee, make it known to the world and an encouragement to continue improving coffee quality and the lives of families Producers.
|Farm Name||El Carmen|
|Farmer/Rep.||Luis Emilio Valladarez|
|Size (30kg boxes)||25|
|Coffee Growing Area||50 ha|
|Farm Size||50 ha|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||1649|
|High bidders||Wataru for OGAWA COFFEE|