Finca Plan de la Vega
Erwin Humberto Argueta Herrera
Phone 502 57795194
In 1953, Mrs. María Figueroa de Argueta obtained these lands from the municipality of Chiantla. In that year, some typical coffee plants, bourbon and maragogipe were planted, beginning in this way the cultivation of coffee, later in 1977 she inherited his son Erwin Modesto Argueta Figueroa, who managed to sow in its entirety the 11.56 blocks of extension with varieties such as caturra, Pache verde and red pache, in 2005 after the creation of the municipality of Union Cantinil this farm passes to that jurisdiction in the village the hope.
As of 2005, the farm is managed by the third generation of the family, Erwin Humberto Argueta Herrera, who has promoted the cultivation of coffee with quality in mind, so that the productive processes of the farm are changing along with the training of its personnel, in search of technology and improves productivity, with the commitment to be friendly with the environment.
Name of the farm: Plan de la Vega
Location: Hope, union Cantinil, Huehuetenango.
Height: from 4000 to 5000 feet.
Pluvial Precipitation: 2,000 millimeters
Temperature: 21 ° Celsius
Annual production: 400 bags of 69 kg
Size of the farm: 8.07 hectares
Soil Type: Clay loam
Shade trees: Inga
Harvest period: From December to March
Drying Type: Al Sol
Type of Benefit; Damp
Varieties: Mix of Varieties (Bourbon, Caturra,, Pache Verde, Central American H1)
2014 – Finalist in the International Cup of Excellence competition
2016 – position 14 of the electronic auction cup of excellence.
|Farm Name||Plan de la Vega|
|Farmer/Rep.||Argueta Herrera, Erwin Humberto|
|Altitude||4000 – 5000|
|Aroma/Flavor||Caramel, chocolate, orange, vanilla, apricot, brown sugar, chocolate, brown sugar, almond, floral, green tea, honey, mandarin, mango|
|Acidity||Citric, apple, malic, mandarin, orange, bright, complex|
|Other||Honey, juicy, syrupy, sweet, clean, transparent, complete, silky, smooth, well balanced|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||1,064.82|