NAME AND LOCATION OF THE FARM:
San Alberto is a plot of Agropecuaria Santa Maura, located in the region of El Tope, Jinotega, 30 km from the city and partially planted with coffee Bourbón.
TELL US THE FARM HISTORY:
San Alberto is owned by the family for thirty years, but is part of Agropecuaria Santa Maura, the mother farm, which has eighty-five years of being in family hands. San Alberto, in itself, has an area of 32 manzanas of land*, all planted with coffee Bourbón and Pacamara varieties. San Alberto has an average production of 900 QQ green coffee.
San Alberto belongs to the family for thirty years is a plot that is part of Agropecuaria Santa Maura, and was purchased for access to the road. In this of working directly or indirectly, two brothers, male and female. On the other hand, children and young adults are always aware of what there is, since leading the entire farm deep in their hearts. And the older generation has left this world, but their presence is immovable in every inch of the mother farm.
WHICH IS YOUR SECRET FOR WINNING THE COMPETITION?
The secrets, as the word says, are secret, but in this case has meant a long and challenging task of agronomic tests, soil, water, climate, shade, drainage, varieties, heights chords to, changes in the make wet processing, continuous and close communication with the largest dry mill, better knowledge of plants and good coordination with the field workers, who are the soul of a good job.
HOW DO YOU FEEL OF BEEN ONE OF THE WINNERS?
Like who received a challenge to overcome more.
IN WHAT YOU WILL BE INVESTING PROFIT TO BE OBTAINED FROM ELECTRONIC AUCTION?
Depending on the gain, this would be used for improvements in the kitchen of the farm, the water supply system and if it could be the area of Recreational Services workers.
HAVE YOU PARTICIPATED IN THE COMPETITION BEFORE? HAVE YOU WON PREVIOUSLY?
The mother farm in full has participated several times in the Cup of Excellence since its inception in Nicaragua . In the first three versions we remained in the top ten places. All past experiences have come to increase our wealth of experience to improve, in general, the quality of our coffee.
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE CUP OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM?
Cup of excellence, so far has been the best tool to improve and promote quality coffee in Nicaragua and position in the world.
*1 Manzana of Land = 0.7050 Hectare
|Farm Name||San Alberto|
|Farmer/Rep.||Martha Delfina Ash|
|Size (30kg boxes)||28|
|Aroma/Flavor||Lemon peel, lime, caramel, brown sugar, blackberry, sugar cane|
|Acidity||bright, citric acidity, crisp|
|Other||Clean and sweet, honey sweetness|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||1847|
|High bidders||GSC International Co., Ltd. (KOREA) // Shanghai Borong International Trading Co., Ltd (CHINA)|