Department: Santa Barbara
Municipality: Santa Barbara Town: Agua Dulce
Total Farm Area: 5 Area of the Farm with Coffee: 4
Total Annual Coffee Production (Green Coffee bags 46kg): 100 bags
Farmer Information *
Name: Ronnie Alfredo Gabrie Salles
Age: 54 years Civil status: Married
Phone No.: (504) Cellphone: (504) 9995-1822
E-mail: [email protected]
Generation of Farmer in Family __1st Generation
Spouse Name Mirian Gamez Age: 49 years
Name of sons/daughters Age:
1 Jesille Andrea Gabrie 29 years
2 Anton Elias Gabrie 19 years
Altitude of the Farm: * 1450 masl
Variety of Coffee participating: * Parainema
Type of Shade Trees: Inga, Avocado, Blackberries
Harvest Period: 6 months
Age of the Farm: 3 years
Drying method: Solar
Milling Process: Washed
Origin of Water Used on the Milling Process: Water Spring
Other Important Information
Briefly describe how you started working with coffee:
Started working with coffee in the year 1988 but it was until 1992 that I bought my own farm. Now I´m still working with my own farm of Specialty Coffee.
What did you do to make the coffee participating be special?
Good agricultural practices in the farm, long fermentation periods, and 30 days drying the coffee in solar driers.
What have you done to improve the quality of your coffee?
Harvest: Ripe cherry only.
Wet Milling: Washing coffee with clean water.
Dry Milling: Solar drier.
Do you own milling equipment in your farm? Yes ( X )
How do you transport your coffee? Own vehicle
How do you normally commercialize your coffee? The coffee is sold to “Exportadora San Vicente”
Do you do any special activity to help preserve the soil in your farm?
Pulp of coffee is applied to the farm as fertilizer.
Have you participated in Cup of Excellence before? 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 send the coffee samples for cupping to “Exportadora San Vicente”.
Have you ever done contracts with International Coffee buyers? YES NO X
Was your farm affected by the Coffee Rust? YES NO X
What activities do you to mitigate/control the fungus? Application of fungicides.
Do you have any other problems in your farm? Mycena citricolor
*Optional: Would you share with us what are your dreams/goals/objectives?
Establish a coffee brand internationally.
|Farm Name||Los Colibries|
|Farmer/Rep.||Ronnie Alfredo Gabrie Salles|
|Aroma/Flavor||Rose, orange, citrus, caramel, floral|
|Acidity||citric, bright,sparkling, quinic|
|Other||vibrant, silky, clean, creamy|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||693|