Name and Location of the Farm:
Farm El Naranjo Dipilto is located in the Municipality of Dipilto, Nueva Segovia. Is an easily accessible area, on the banks of the Pan-American Highway and a pleasant microclimate, surrounded by pine trees.On it is located on Ecological Wet Mill La Campana, where lots of coffees from the other farms are processed.
Tell us The Farm History:
Twenty-four years ago I acquired this small farm, is an area of pine trees, started to plant coffee variety Maracaturra 8 Apples of land, and then I installed the wet mill in the same area, on this farm only produces variety coffee Maracaturra and are harvested a hundred hundredweights per year.
My family consists of my wife and my three children, all we collaborate in the production and processing of coffee.
What is your secret for winning the competition?
There´s no secret, everything is a blessing from God, who has given us the opportunity that Cafetalera Buenos Aires has an staff working in team, efforts, with interest and vision based on the continuous improvement of our coffees.
In this small farm incorporating lombrihumus use more in plants, we have more water, and we keep a good control of Shadow, since there wet mill facilities are located there
We have been implementing different ways of Drying in Dry Mill process.
How do you feel to have been a winner?
Very happy, thankful to God, because this encourages me to keep improving, striving, both as a producer and marketer, for going in this way looking for better placing the Specialty Coffee market.
What do you think about the Cup of Excellence?
It is an opportunity that comes to benefit All Coffee Producers, both to Small, Medium and Large Producers, to help us achieve Best Prices and give us the option to meet new buyers and continue to show that the Image of Nicaragua keeps in the Specialty Coffee market.
|Farm Name||El Naranjo Dipilto|
|Farmer/Rep.||Luis Emilio Valladarez|
|Size (30kg boxes)||26|
|Aroma/Flavor||cherry rum floral, mangoes, orange blossom honey nectarine passion fruit butterscotch, grape, milk candy, port wine, ripe grape, chocolate bomb-|
|Acidity||green apple, tangerine, cranberry, blackberry, berries, sugar cane juice, lime|
|Other||complex citrus, great texture chewy, juicy complex, turkish delight, smooth, long aftertaste, cinnamon well balanced, well structured|
|Coffee Growing Area||7 ha|
|Farm Size||7 ha|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||1671|
|High bidders||GSC International Co., Ltd. (KOREA) // Shanghai Borong International Trading Co., Ltd (CHINA)|