Department: Santa Barbara
Municipality: Las Vegas Town: Los Andes
Total Farm Area: 12 Area of the Farm with Coffee: 12
Variety in the farm: Pacas and catimor
Total Annual Coffee Production (Green Coffee bags 46kg): 250 bags
Farmer Information *
Name: Wil Edilberto Armijo
Age: 54 years Civil status: Free Union
Cellphone: (504) 3275-6256
Generation of Farmer in Family _____3rd Generation
Spouse Name Irma Senobia Trochez Reyes Age: 49 years
Name of sons/daughters Age:
1 Yessia Iveth Armijo Trochez 30 years
2 Erika Noemi Armijo Trochez 28 years
3 Carmen Leticia Armijo Trochez 26 years
Participating Lot Information
Lot Size (46kg bags): 16 bags
Altitude of the Farm: * 1550 masl
Variety of Coffee participating: IHCAFE 90
Type of Shade Trees: Inga, Oak
Harvest Period: 5 months
Age of the Farm: 5 years
Drying method: * Solar and Patios
Milling Process: *Washed
Origin of Water Used on the Milling Process: Fresh Water
Other Important Information
Briefly describe how you started working with coffee:
Started planting coffee in the year 1995 the small town of Cruz Grande, Santa Barbara with two hectares of catuai. He sold this farm and moved to Los Andes in 1998, where he bought 1 hectare to plant coffee.
What did you do to make the coffee participating be special?
Good agricultural practices in the farm, fertilize, clean, prune, and plague control.
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 driers.
Do you own milling equipment in your farm? Yes
Two fermentation tanks, three stream pulp machine and two driers.
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?
Have you participated in Cup of Excellence before? NO
Have you been part of an International Coffee Expo
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”.
Was your farm affected by the Coffee Rust? YES
What activities do you to mitigate/control the fungus? Two fungicides applications per year.
Do you have any other problems in your farm? Mycena citricolor
*Optional: Would you share with us what are your dreams/goals/objectives?
Reach the electronic auction, finish first place in Cup of Excellence and maintain a good coffee profile.
|Farm Name||El Paraiso|
|Farmer/Rep.||Wil Edilberto Armijo|
|Aroma/Flavor||Honey, floral, chocolate, apricot, dark cherry, pear|
|Other||silky, juicy, lingering finish|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||892.87|