Honduras Santos Felix Landaverde El Granzal FTO

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Santos Felix Landaverde El Granzal FTO

COUNTRY:  Honduras
REGION: El Granzal, San Marcos
FARM: El Granzal
PROCESS: Washed
ALTITUDE: 1550-1600 masl
PRODUCTION SYSTEM: Shade grown
VARIETALS: Paca
CERTIFICATION: Organic
BAG SIZE: 69kg

 

CUPPING NOTES: Chocolate, nuts and cherry fragrance. clean body. Balanced citric acidity. Nice honey sweet aftertaste. 

 

REGIONAL + PRODUCER INFORMATION

Located in Ocotepeque, Honduras, Cocafelol is a cooperative with over 300 members. They place great important on coffee quality, as well as help leaders compete in the globalized market, in turn working towards achieving self-sustainability of participating farmers and families. This cooperative is strict with their organic techniques and takes into consideration climate variability and effects on the environment.

The farm is located in the Granzal Village, San Marcos, Ocotepeque. The name comes from a plant that is a red substance that is used in dry cleaners.

The farm started with Santos Felix father’s effort; he had to get a loan with the Bamer Bank in order to grow the first coffee harvest. Later, he left home and left the farm in the hands of his son Santos Felix who decided to continue with more coffee planting. With the help provided by COCAFELOL his production grew and by obtaining a good quality coffee the opportunity to promote coffee for export appeared.