Tell us the history of your farm?
The property Buenos Aires is the first property that I acquired there for the year 1957, is the matrix of the entire coffee company. The whole family is involved in their administration and work. I began to plant mainly the coffee varieties Caturra, Catuaí, Maracaturra, Maragogype and Villa Sarchí. Our farm is located just a few kilometers away from the Nicaragua n and Honduran border in the community of Buenos Aires, in the municipality of Dipilto, in the department of Nueva Segovia.
Luis Emilio Valladarez Zelaya, Olman Enoc Valladarez, Irela Valladarez, Luis Valladarez
What is your secret for which make to win the contest?
Having a good team ensures the quality of the product. The equipment I always count on is very diverse and distributed according to the needs to be covered, that is, from the farm with the guidance of technicians and people trained in farm management to our dry benefit with knowledgeable people in the Quality control we work in order to achieve and preserve the nature in our coffee.
How do you feel to be one of the winners?
Thanks to the work that we have done together our coffee has managed to reach and / or be up to where it is today and that gives me a lot of happiness and is a push for us to continue doing our work always well and always improving.
What will you invest in the earnings you get from the electronic auction?
The investment will be distributed: a part in social works of the community and the maintenance of farm and improvements in conditions for our collaborators.
Have you participated in the event previously? Was the winner results?
Yes it had participated before with the property El Suyatal in 2006 that was the first time that participates and thus the following years obtaining good places among them the first one in the year 2015.
What do you think about the cup of excellence?
Mug of Excellence is an event that has come to impel each producer to walk on the path of quality and thus also a means through which the cafes of our country have been able to promote themselves.
|Farm Name||Buenos Aires 2017|
|Farmer/Rep.||Luis Emilio Valladarez|
|Size (30kg boxes)||16|
|Aroma/Flavor||Melon, caramel. red apple, roasted almonds, bright, white tea, currant caramel.|
|Acidity||Grapefruit, citric, green grape, malic.|
|Other||Winey, orange after-taste, complex, lime.|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||1052|
|High bidders||Pebble Coffee Co., Ltd.|