NAME AND LOCATION OF THE FARM:
It is located in Dipilto, Nueva Segovia in the La Laguna # 1 community, it is an undulating property streams from the same, with a height suitable for coffees, where a pleasant climate is, with a flora and fauna of different species which cares for scenic beauty.
TELL US THE FARM HISTORY:
The property was purchased 30 years ago with an area of 30 manzanas of land* proper coffee with a production of around 800 QQ of green coffee, where varieties such as Caturra, Maragogype, red and yellow Catuai are. Besides bananas, citrus and flowers they are grown.
The property has 30 years of being in the family and is 4 family members who are involved in the activities of the farm and also own it.
WHICH IS YOUR SECRET FOR WINNING THE COMPETITION?
We have been good practice in cultural work in the collection and wet processing and putting into practice the recommendations provided by the promoters of quality Virmax Nicaragua SA
HOW DO YOU FEEL OF BEEN ONE OF THE WINNERS?
I feel accomplished and proud to see the results of the hard work and goals set for a place in the Cup of Excellence competition.
IN WHAT YOU WILL BE INVESTING PROFIT TO BE OBTAINED FROM ELECTRONIC AUCTION?
It will be replicated improving farm infrastructure of camps and wet mill
HAVE YOU PARTICIPATED IN THE COMPETITION BEFORE? HAVE YOU WON PREVIOUSLY?
We participated from 2005 until this year and there have been places between 18 and 25.
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE CUP OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM?
It is a good opportunity for producers to present their best coffee of Nicaragua
*1 Manzana of Land = 0.7050 Hectare
|Farm Name||La Ventaja|
|Farmer/Rep.||Sergio Jose Paguaga Gonzalez|
|Size (30kg boxes)||20|
|Aroma/Flavor||Green apple, grape, apricot jam, rose, tropical fruit, chocolate, melon|
|Acidity||Malic, green apple, citric|
|Other||complex structure, lush body, intense|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||1290|
|High bidders||UCC Ueshima Coffee Co., Ltd.|