Single Origin: La Esmeralda, Honduras

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  • Single Origin: La Esmeralda, Honduras
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Single origin: La Esmeralda, Honduras

Finca La Esmeralda is a family-run farm located in Marcala, nearing the border of Honduras and El Salvador. Full bodied and layered with a sticky sweetness this represents easy drinking Honduran coffee at its best.

Flavour Profile

Golden Syrup, Stewed Apple, Walnut

Origin

Honduras

Region

Marcala, La Paz

Altitude

1,580 masl

Variety

Catuai & Pacas

Process

Washed

Farm Story

Since joining the Café Orgánico Marcala (COMSA) cooperative the Peñalba family have seen the potential and quality of their coffee improve each year. Coffee is grown under the shade of fruit and pine trees and provides sanctuary for a colourful array of birds. Farm owner Gilma Lily Peñalba is also a local primary school teacher and uses the coffee harvest to bring her family closer to their natural environment.

The Details

Starting in 2001 with 69 local producers COMSA set out to improve the communities coffee and livelihoods through sustainable organic production. Now they represent over 1,200 members and provide training in organic farm regeneration, water management and wildlife conservation. The improved quality and prices continue to motivate producing families and act as a beacon of inspiration as to the long-term sustainability of organic specialty practices.



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