NAME AND LOCATION OF THE FARM:
The farm is located in the region Bálsamo in the heart of San Juan del Rio Coco. It is a property of 5 Manzanas planted in full with coffee. It is at a height of 1,050 msnm. There are three water spring of themselves and protected natural forest.
TELL US THE FARM HISTORY:
This farm is a legacy that my mother left me in 1990, three months before he died. According to the registration of ownership of the property it was 3 Manzanas of land*. In 2009 I inherited 1 Manzana of land over after the death of my father and the last Manzana of land I bought in 2012 and that complete my 5 Manzanas of land are planted with coffee. The varieties that are planted are Caturra, Catrenic and Catimor
The farm has been in my family from the eighties, after they made an exchange for abandoning their property in the region the Ojoche. In 1990 died Mrs. Santos Garcia and I inherited part of the property and then in 2009 I received from my father, Pablo Emilio Gonzales another Manzana of land. Currently on the farm my whole family works, my husband Eugenio González Matey, our four children, Leysi, Cintya, Valeska, Fredman and Ninoska and me.
WHICH IS YOUR SECRET FOR WINNING THE COMPETITION?
Very hard work, dedication, and also because I love coffee and when you like your work is done with love
HOW DO YOU FEEL OF BEEN ONE OF THE WINNERS?
Happy, I am proud to be a winner in this competition.
IN WHAT YOU WILL BE INVESTING PROFIT TO BE OBTAINED FROM ELECTRONIC AUCTION?
On improving my wet mill.
HAVE YOU PARTICIPATED IN THE COMPETITION BEFORE? HAVE YOU WON PREVIOUSLY?
No. It’s the first time I won.
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE CUP OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM?
The event has come to give a boost to coffee in Nicaragua and helps us motivate us to keep working
*1 Manzana of Land = 0.7050 Hectare
|Farm Name||El Cedro|
|Farmer/Rep.||Maria Auxiliadora Gonzalez|
|Size (30kg boxes)||34|
|City||San Juan del Rio Coco|
|Aroma/Flavor||brown sugar, chocolate, nectarine, lemon, lemon peel and red apple, candied grapefruit peel.|
|Acidity||Citric, malic, red apple, vibrant|
|Other||sparkling, buttery, delicate, transparent|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||2236|
|High bidders||RYANS COFFEE ROASTERS, Cafe Nara, CAFE Q, LK ESPRESSO, ACID BROWN COFFEE, BROWNHOLIC COFFEE ROASTERS, BERRY BEANS, S.W Park|