Patricia, 4th generation coffee grower, is thrilled to receive this award that acknowledge all the work performed for so many years. More than 100 years ago, her Great Grandmother Damiana Najera de Molina decided to become a coffee producer and started planting El Angel farm. Three generation ahead, taking over her fathers experience and dedication, she has been working the farm since a very early age, and her goal is to seek always for quality improvements and yields that allow her to obtain decent profits. This way, Patricia continues the legacy while bringing sustenance to her family. One of the primary tasks to achieve the very best coffee possible is explained the pickers about the importance of taking extra special care in selecting only those beans with the right color and stage of ripeness. Patricia is certain that the unique microclimate in the farm favours growing high quality coffee. Her family hopes to gain international recognition on their coffees so they can reinvest more into the farm. Her wish is to meet the future buyer of this winning coffee lot soon, so she can tell their story and let it fall in love with El Angel as well. The fauna found at El Angel consists mainly of armadillos, snakes, possums, squirrels, deer, and different types of birds such as Turquoise-browed Motmot (national bird known as Torogoz), quails, zenzontles, etc.
Average Annual Rainfall: 3117 mm
Average Temperature: 22ºC
Type of Soil: Sandy Loam
Type of Shade: Mainly Ingas and copalchi
Mill and company where lot was process: Cooperativa Cuzcachapa
Latitude: N13º 52' 27.5"
Longitude: W89º 35' 58.6"
|Farm Name||El Angel|
|Farmer/Rep.||Patricia Molina de Vivas|
|Size (30kg boxes)||35|
|Program||El Salvador 2006|
|Coffee Growing Area||21|
|High bidders||Maruyama Coffee for Mikatajuku group, Orsir Coffee (Taiwan)|