Los Duraznos HistoryFiliberto Ruiz Velasquez was born in Lepaera, Lempira the 29th of may 1961, son of coffee cultivators worked for Codhefor in 1990. Later he became municipal treasurer from 1994 until 2005. He is married to Bessy Lara, 31 years old, with who he has procreaded 3 children, Cristian Arody, Jesus David and Sara Eunice. Quality PracticesSanitary prunings are made and this year 1,70 mts where pruned and 40% of the plantation was recouped. Coffee Process InformationFertilization: It has a rich argillaceous frank ground in Organic matter and it is fertilized once a year with Coffee grower Formula in June respectively.
Disease and Pest Control: The weed control is made 2 times a year with a machete. Methods of cultural Control are implemented such as the pepena and the repela, M.I.P BROC Regulation of shade to avoid Humidity.
Pulping and Fermentation: It is done in a concrete sink during 24 hours then the WASHING in pursue with clean water selecting the best quality coffee, continuing to the dryers for its DRYING process and the selection of the grain is done manually.
Drying: It is done in dryers and later the grain selection is done manually.
Annual Production: Not Available
Coffee varieties: Catuai
Type of Soil: Franc
Average Annual Rainfall: Not Available
Type of Shade: Ingas and Musaceas
Water Source: Natural water sources from the farm
Permanent Employees: 1
Temporary Employees: 10
|Farm Name||Los Duraznos|
|Farmer/Rep.||Filiberto Ruiz Velasquez|
|Size (30kg boxes)||20|
|Processing system||Wet Process|
|Coffee Growing Area||4|
|High bidders||Nippon Coffee Trading for Doi Coffee|