Municipality: Morazan Town: San Francisco
Total Farm Area: 20 mz Area of the Farm with Coffee: 3 mz
Total Annual Coffee Production (Green Coffee bags 46kg): 80 bags
Farmer Information *
Name: Juan Manuel Hernandez Lopez
Age: 45 years Civil status: Married
Cellphone: (504) 99216086
E-mail: [email protected]
Spouse Name Rosa M. Banegas Age: 42 years
Name of sons/daughters Age:
1 Juan Fernando Hernandez Banegas 20 years
2 Doris Maribel Hernandez Banegas 17 years
3 Jose M. Hernandez Banegas 9 years
4 Emily Sofia Hernandez Banegas 9 years
5 Ashley Ariana Hernandez Banegas 6 months
Participating Lot Information
Variety of Coffee participating: IHCAFE 90
Type of Shade Trees: Supte, guamo, cedar
Harvest Period: January to May
Age of the Farm: 12 years
Drying method: * Solar
Milling Process: *Natural
Origin of Water Used on the Milling Process: Fresh Water
Other Important Information
Briefly describe how you started working with coffee:
Inherited farm from my parents in 1990 I began growing coffee.
What did you do to make the coffee participating be special?
Take very good care of my coffee
Do you own milling equipment in your farm? Yes
How do you transport your coffee? Own vehicle
How do you normally commercialize your coffee? I sell to commercial market one part, another to specialty market and the rest I roast
Do you do any special activity to help preserve the soil in your farm? I avoid the use of harmful chemicals
Have you participated in Cup of Excellence before? Yes, 5 times.
Have you been part of an International Coffee Expo? No
Do you have any previous experience on preparing micro-lots? YES
Do you periodically evaluate your coffee quality? YES
If your answer was YES, briefly describe how you evaluate your coffee quality.
I do selection of the best cherries, which I dry on screens and these I take to Ihcafe Quality Lab to be cupped.
Was your farm affected by the Coffee Rust? No
*Optional: Would you share with us what are your dreams/goals/objectives?
Win first place in Cup Excellence, and use this money to invest and improve my farm and the quality of my coffee
|Farm Name||Los Cedros|
|Farmer/Rep.||Juan Manuel Hernandez Lopez|
|Aroma/Flavor||Strawberry, red wine, dark ale, cherry, black / red currant|
|Acidity||citric, sparkly, refined|
|Other||silky, velvety, lingering aftertaste|
|Lot Size (lbs)||562.17|