NAME AND LOCATION OF THE FARM:
Farm La Carolina, is located in Las Nubes region, Dipilto municipality in the department of Nueva Segovia. The farm is very good height with ideal climatic conditions for coffee crop quality and excellent rainfall.
TELL US THE FARM HISTORY:
Farm La Carolina was acquired 15 years ago and has a total area of 18 manzanas of land* which 15 manzanas of land productive coffee, and 2 manzanas of land to coffee in development to be held this year sow. It produces an estimated 250 QQ green coffee of Maracaturra, Caturra and Yellow Catuai varieties. To adjust shadow we have Orange, Avocado, Buraco, Guava.
Since I’ve got the farm my whole family involved and in one way or another everyone contributes to the development of the same. My family consists of 9 members including 6 women and 3 men
WHICH IS YOUR SECRET FOR WINNING THE COMPETITION?
The secret lies in its sophisticated handling is given to the property, and the proper treatment of coffee, watching the perfect ripeness, degree of fermentation, washing and all handling in wet mill
HOW DO YOU FEEL OF BEEN ONE OF THE WINNERS?
First I am very happy to get to be a winner because it has been a struggle as producer and the family itself, working together.
IN WHAT YOU WILL BE INVESTING PROFIT TO BE OBTAINED FROM ELECTRONIC AUCTION?
The money raised will invest in improving the farm, improve the infrastructure to provide conditions for people working in the farm.
HAVE YOU PARTICIPATED IN THE COMPETITION BEFORE? HAVE YOU WON PREVIOUSLY?
I participated for five years and four years I have been the winner. In 2002, then in 2010, in 2012 and 2015 during the event obtaining 10th place
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE CUP OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM?
The Cup of Excellence is an event that allows us as a producer to present the quality of our coffee, and let us know worldwide an opportunity to improve the quality of life of our families and staff working on our farm
*1 Manzana of Land = 0.7050 Hectare
|Farm Name||La Carolina (2015)|
|Farmer/Rep.||Andres Figueroa Lopez|
|Size (30kg boxes)||22|
|Aroma/Flavor||Mandarin orange, lychee, hibiscus, geranium, melon, green grapes, dried apricots, berries|
|Other||creamy body, juicy, lingering aftertaste|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||1422|
|High bidders||WATARU for OGAWA COFFEE|