Variety of coffee from the participating lot: * Pacas
Types of trees Guamas
Period of harvest (months): *__6 Months__________
Age of the farm where the lot was obtanied for COE in Years *_______6 Years_____________________
Type of Drying: Solar
Type of milling: Wet
Type of water source for milling: Spring water
Other Important Information
Tell us briefly, how you start in the coffee business: Began growing Coffee in 2010 with one manzana of pacas variety.
What did you do to make the participating lot special?
Good soil, good weather, good alttitude, good assistance to the farm, excellent processing from harvesting to drying.
What have you done to improve the quality of your coffee?
Harvesting: Just ripe cherries harvested
Wet mill: WAshed with clean water
Drying process: Predrying in patio and screens and afterwards in solar dryer
Do you have the milling equipment inside your farm? (If your answer is YES please describe it, if your answer is NO tell us how / who prepared the lot) I have my wet mill equipped with a 3 stream pulping machine, 3 tanks, patio and 3solar dryers
What means of transport do you use to move the coffee? Own vehicle
How do you market your coffee regularly? Through San Vicente exporter
Do you carry out any special activity to preserve the soil on your farm? Guama tree shade
Have you previously participated in the Cup of Excellence? No
How many years:
Classified for the International Week:
Have you attended any International Fair? No
Do you have experience in the preparation of micro-lots? YES
Do you carry out periodic evaluations of coffee quality? YES
If your answer was YES, briefly describe your process. (As he does, with whom he does it)
THROUGH SAN VICENTE EXPORTER, IN PEÑA BLANCA; CORTES
Have you made contracts with international buyers? NO
If your answer was YES, with whom and for how long and how did you contact that buyer?
Was your farm affected by Roya? Yes
What activities do you do to control the fungus?
Apply fungicides (3 applications)
What other problems do you face on your farm?
Too much rain and low temperatures increment rust
* Optional: Could you share what your dreams-goals-objectives are?
Sell my coffee well to someone who appreciates the farmers hard work .
Duvis was a producer of vegetables in the community of El Cedral, Santa Barbara, but in 2008, because of the difficulties, decided to migrate to San Pedro Sula to work in a workshop. With what won in his work, managed to purchase a plot of 0.70 acres, in which there were three great rocks (hence the name of the estate). In 2011, with the help of his brother, he planted coffee variety bales. To his misery Duvis had an accident at work in 2012 to leave strong burns in his arm and so unjustly he was dismissed from work. At that time made the decision to return to their community, in which after a long recovery began to work hard on his farm until it productive. This is the first time Duvis participates in the cup of Excellence competition and to become the 12th place has the desire that with the money received for their coffee to solve some family needs and plant a plot more with coffee.
|Farm Name||Las Tres Peas|
|Farmer/Rep.||Duvis Alexis Moreno Reyes|
|Aroma/Flavor||Chocolate, cocoa nibs, black cherry, cassis|
|Acidity||crisp, sweet, juicy|
|Other||round, creamy, mouthwatery, stable|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||858|