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The Acevedo Cup

  Acevedo x Fairfield & CCS Partly in celebration of our new partnership with Fairfield Trading and mostly in celebration of the fantastic work of the ambitious and skilled coffee producers in the Acevedo microregion of Huila, Colombia, we’re excited and proud to announce the

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The Acevedo Cup

  Acevedo x Fairfield & CCS Partly in celebration of our new partnership with Fairfield Trading and mostly in celebration of the fantastic work of the ambitious and skilled coffee producers in the Acevedo microregion of Huila, Colombia, we’re excited and proud to announce the

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2016 El Niño/La Niña & Effects

Climate Change & Its Impacts on Coffee Production Most of us are well aware that coffee is highly susceptible to climate change. During visits to pretty well all coffee producing countries, the evidence – signs and stories – are there for all of us to

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2016 El Niño/La Niña & Effects

Climate Change & Its Impacts on Coffee Production Most of us are well aware that coffee is highly susceptible to climate change. During visits to pretty well all coffee producing countries, the evidence – signs and stories – are there for all of us to

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Farm Profile: Finca Elida

Name: Elida Estate Coffee Owner: Lamastus family (since 1918) Region: Alto Quiel, Boquete Total estate area (ha): Total: 65; Coffee: 30; Forest Reserve: 35 Altitude (masl): 1670-1890 Average annual rainfall (mm): 2800 Average age of trees (years): One lot: 40

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Farm Profile: Finca Elida

Name: Elida Estate Coffee Owner: Lamastus family (since 1918) Region: Alto Quiel, Boquete Total estate area (ha): Total: 65; Coffee: 30; Forest Reserve: 35 Altitude (masl): 1670-1890 Average annual rainfall (mm): 2800 Average age of trees (years): One lot: 40

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Farmer Profile: Jhon Leguizamon

Name: Tolima Location: La Veta, Colombia Region: San Juan de La China Altitude(masl): 1800-2000 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 940 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Season: May- July Variety: Mixed, Castillo, Caturra About Before 1999, La Esperanza was run by his

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Farmer Profile: Jhon Leguizamon

Name: Tolima Location: La Veta, Colombia Region: San Juan de La China Altitude(masl): 1800-2000 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 940 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Season: May- July Variety: Mixed, Castillo, Caturra About Before 1999, La Esperanza was run by his

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Farmer Profile: Omar Calderon

Name: Granitos de Ortiz Location: San Maria de Dota, Costa Rica Region: Tarrazu Altitude(masl): 1650-2200 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 2600 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Variety: Red and Yellow Catuai, Typica Soil: Volcanic About Tarrazu is one of the best areas

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Farmer Profile: Omar Calderon

Name: Granitos de Ortiz Location: San Maria de Dota, Costa Rica Region: Tarrazu Altitude(masl): 1650-2200 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 2600 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Variety: Red and Yellow Catuai, Typica Soil: Volcanic About Tarrazu is one of the best areas

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Factory Profile: Gathiruini

Name: Gathiruini Affiliated CFS: Komothai Cooperative Society Province: Central District: Kiambu Location: Gathiruini Nearest Town/Centre: Karatina Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1100 Altitude (masl): 1520-2200 Process: Washed and Naturals Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January

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Factory Profile: Gathiruini

Name: Gathiruini Affiliated CFS: Komothai Cooperative Society Province: Central District: Kiambu Location: Gathiruini Nearest Town/Centre: Karatina Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1100 Altitude (masl): 1520-2200 Process: Washed and Naturals Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January

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Factory Profile: Kiangai

Name: Kiangai Affiliated CFS: Kibirigwi Cooperative Society Province: Central District: Kiangai Location: Kirinyaga, Nyeri Nearest Town/Centre: Karatina Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1500 Altitude (masl): 1310-1900
Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January Varieties: SL

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Factory Profile: Kiangai

Name: Kiangai Affiliated CFS: Kibirigwi Cooperative Society Province: Central District: Kiangai Location: Kirinyaga, Nyeri Nearest Town/Centre: Karatina Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1500 Altitude (masl): 1310-1900
Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January Varieties: SL

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Farm Profile: Ndocha Estate

Name: Ndocha Estate Province: Central District: Ruiru Location: Kiambu Nearest Town/Centre: Kiambu Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1300 Altitude (masl): 1575 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January Varieties: SL 328 Soil: Rich red

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Farm Profile: Ndocha Estate

Name: Ndocha Estate Province: Central District: Ruiru Location: Kiambu Nearest Town/Centre: Kiambu Average Annual Rainfall (mm): 1300 Altitude (masl): 1575 Process: Washed Drying Method: Sun Harvest Method: Handpicking Main Harvest Season: November – January Varieties: SL 328 Soil: Rich red

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Producer Profile: Daniel Peterson, Hacienda La Esmeralda

Estate: Hacienda Esmeralda Region: Jaramillo and Canas Verdas Location: Boquete, Panama Altitude(masl): 1600-1800 Process: Washed and Natural Variety: Geisha About As a coffee farmer, Daniel´s interest in the sensory evaluation of coffee was once a rarity. The custom at Hacienda

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Producer Profile: Daniel Peterson, Hacienda La Esmeralda

Estate: Hacienda Esmeralda Region: Jaramillo and Canas Verdas Location: Boquete, Panama Altitude(masl): 1600-1800 Process: Washed and Natural Variety: Geisha About As a coffee farmer, Daniel´s interest in the sensory evaluation of coffee was once a rarity. The custom at Hacienda

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Farmer Profile: Roberto Figueroa

Location: El Cedral, Las Vegas Region: Santa Barbara Altitude(masl): 1565-1585 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 800 Process: Washed, Dried on parabolic driers Variety: Pacas About Since 2005, Santa Barbara, and the small producers living and working there, have shared the distinction as

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Farmer Profile: Roberto Figueroa

Location: El Cedral, Las Vegas Region: Santa Barbara Altitude(masl): 1565-1585 Average Annual Rainfall(mm): 800 Process: Washed, Dried on parabolic driers Variety: Pacas About Since 2005, Santa Barbara, and the small producers living and working there, have shared the distinction as