Information: Cielito Lindo Farm is located in the community of El Cielito, Santa Barbara. Coffee is grown here, as well as corn, red beans, fruits and vegetables. This is a coffee growing zone with a temperature range of 12 and 21°C (which is cool for our country), and average rainfall of 2,400mm/year. It is considered a zone for Special coffees. It is next to the National Park of Santa Barbara Mountain, PANAMOSAB. Extreberto began growing coffee in the year of 2001, he worked very hard for thirty years as hand labor in other coffee farms until he had enough to buy the land, he also has a tough job producing since theres no road to get to his farm, in spite all this efforts, and maybe as a reward for all his work and dedication he won second place in the COE 2006. He works and lives of his coffee land and production. This farm has been worked personally and is the only source of family income and he has 2 permanent employees and 12 temporary during harvest. Family Information:
His family consists of 11 members, his wife 9 kids and himself.
What is the secret of your success?
Faith and hard work. How do you feel being a winner of the Cup of Excellence Honduras 2010?Pride and hapiness.
His experience in the Cup of Excellence:
Has participated in COE and made it to the auctions 3 times.
|Farm Name||Cielito Lindo|
|Size (30kg boxes)||36|
|Aroma/Flavor||honey, vanilla, pine scent, tangerine, mandarin, black pepper, clover honey, bakers chocolate|
|Acidity||lemon, firm, bright|
|Coffee Growing Area||-1|
|Auction Lot Size (lbs.)||2376|
|High bidders||Tim Wendelboe|