Conservation and environmental features (mountains, ecological reserves, flora, fauna, etc.): Belongs to the mountain massif Opalaca, considered in WHC. Indigenous communities or associations: There are no indigenous organizations. Historical contribution of the region: The region has been active in six Cups of Excellence Harvesting Practices: Manually with family and hired hand labor. As the farm begins: I started my own nursery with 2,000 coffee plants and planted them in the community of Cangual, San Juan, Intibuca. What do you think is the secret of your success? Good environmental conditions and its good soil, good farm management and a continuous contribution to quality. How does it feel to be a winner in the Cup of Excellence? Grateful to God in first place. Very thankful to the Cup of Excellence Project that IHCAFE promotes and also to my fellow producers.
His experience in the Cup of Excellence:
Three consecutive years of being in the Cup of Excellence project and twice have entered the auction. .
|Farm Name||La Piedreta|
|Farmer/Rep.||José Salomón Benitez Aguilar|
|Size (30kg boxes)||38|
|Aroma/Flavor||vanilla, caramel, mandarin, passion fruit, raisins, plum, sugar cane, blueberry, walnut, dark chocolate|
|Acidity||mild, delicate, citric|
|Other||great body and weight, smooth, balanced, creamy, silky mouthfeel|
|Processing system||Wet Process|
|Coffee Growing Area||2.4|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||2508|
|High bidders||T.A.N. Coffee|