Conservation and environmental characteristics: (mountains, ecological reserves, flora, fauna, etc.): Belongs to the mountain range Opalaca, considered in Honduran Western Coffees Geographical Indication.. 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. History as the farm begins: I started planting four tasks equivalent to 1,000 coffee plants and then moving the nursery from the community of San Antonio to Cangual, San Juan, Intibuca. What do you think is the secret of your success? Contributing to quality and because the coffee of the area is a good product. How does it feel to be a winner in the Cup of Excellence? Happy and very cheerful. Since the previous year I had the idea of participating in the project Cup of Excellence.
His experience in the Cup of Excellence:
This is my first year in the Cup of Excellence project and the first time joining the auction.
|Farm Name||El Roblon|
|Farmer/Rep.||Rufino Benitez Cárcamo|
|Size (30kg boxes)||44|
|Aroma/Flavor||floral, jasmine, tea rose, tropical fruits, papaya, blackberry, spice, nutmeg, mandarin, pineapple, raspberry, red grape milk chocolate, mild hickory smoke|
|Acidity||sweet blood orange acidity|
|Other||very complex, smooth, cocoa finish|
|Coffee Growing Area||8.4|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||2904|
|High bidders||Toa Coffee Co.,Ltd. for Toa Coffee and Arab Coffee|