Candelaria

Candelaria

Regular price $11.25

Luis Pedro Zelaya Aguirre is the patriarch of the Zelcafé group of companies, which he runs with Luis Pedro Zelaya Zamora, who is the fourth generation in his family to be working in the coffee business. For many years, the family’s business focus was on commercial coffee production and export, but in 2000 LPZZ began developing and changing Zelcafé’s focus to specialty coffee and micro-lots, with the support of some early clients. Over time Zelcafé has been able to successfully transition the business into solely focusing on specialty coffee.
We’ve been purchasing coffee from Candelaria for three years now, with our first introduction to this coffee being through our importing partner’s “Rise Series” program. Seeing the potential in this farm, this program paid an additional premium to the farmer for the coffee, allowing them to reinvest those earnings back into production materials and facilities at the farm. This reinvestment has allowed long term improvements in quality and in turn, allowed the farmer to receive higher prices for their work.

 

Producer :
Luis Pedro Zelaya Aguirre
Varietals :
Bourbon, Caturra, b300
Elevation :
1300 - 1500 MASL
Processing :
Washed

*Roasts Tuesday, Ships the following day.