NAME AND LOCATION OF THE FARM:
The farm is located in a community of La Tablazon, Dipilto Municipality, Department of Nueva Segovia 15 kilometers from the departmental capital of Nueva Segovia, is immersed in the Coordillera Dipilto -Jalapa
TELL US THE FARM HISTORY:
It was legacy of José Alfonso Peralta Gutierrez to his son Luis Alberto Peralta Mantilla, initially the farm had an area of 47 Manzanas of land* in 1967. Currently the farm has an area of 105 Manzanas of land
It belongs to the second generation of the Peralta family.
WHICH IS YOUR SECRET FOR WINNING THE COMPETITION?
On our farm we cultivate Arabica varieties, such as Caturra and Catuaí, good agricultural management practice, good practice cutting, wet milling process right and good management in dry mill.
HOW DO YOU FEEL OF BEEN ONE OF THE WINNERS?
Very grateful to God for giving me the opportunity to be part of the group of producers of specialty coffee in Nicaragua and be recognized globally.
IN WHAT YOU WILL BE INVESTING PROFIT TO BE OBTAINED FROM ELECTRONIC AUCTION?
Proceeds will be invested in improvements in existing infrastructure
HAVE YOU PARTICIPATED IN THE COMPETITION BEFORE? HAVE YOU WON PREVIOUSLY?
Yes, I had participated in previous years. This is the second award that gets La Cascada
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE CUP OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM?
It’s a great opportunity to make ourselves known in different markets.
*1 Manzana of Land = 0.7050 Hectare
|Farm Name||La Cascada|
|Farmer/Rep.||Luis Alberto Peralta Mantilla|
|Size (30kg boxes)||22|
|Aroma/Flavor||Lemon peel, bakers chocolate, vanilla, brown sugar, marzipan, almond, nougat|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||1443|
|High bidders||Wataru & Co., Ltd.|