Honduras Finca El Derrumbo Fairtrade 100% Organic
vanilla butter sweet
Honduras Finca El Derrumbo is in the region of Ocotepeque on the border of Guatemala and El Salvador. The department covers 1630 square kilometers, is mostly mountainous, and has a population of 111,474. Its main economic activities are agricultural, including coffee, corn, cabbage, sugar cane, and onions.
The El Derrumbo farm is Utz & Rainforest Alliance certified and was inherited by Nelsy Regalado when only 15 years old.
The coffee is 60% Pacas and 40% Catuai varietals which are shade grown under the canopy of orange, banana and pine trees. Only the ripest berries are picked for maximum sweetness.
The beans are wet processed for 24 hours and patio dried to 12% moisture.
Coffee pulp by-product is made into fertiliser with the use of californian red worms and the the mucilage is used to make a foliar fertiliser which helps to prevent coffee rust.
The coffee has a beautiful sweet fragrance of almond on grinding, flavour of milk chocolate and honey, creamy rich body and apricot jam acidity.
The coffee has been scored 'excellent' by the SCAA
Grown without pesticides and fertilisers
£7.00 GBP In stock
Tasting and Cupping notes
Fragrance/Aroma almond, sweet biscuits, vanilla, butter
Acidity apricot jam
Clean Cup yes
Crust biscuit dry
Flavour honey, milk chocolate
Roast Medium Roast