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Origin Information

Grower
Empresa de Servicios Múltiples Cafetalera Cielito Lindo
Variety
Bourbon, Catuai, Ihcafe 90, Lempira and Pacas
Region
Peña Blanca, Santa Barbara, Honduras
Harvest
October – May
Altitude
800 – 1650 meters
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun on patios and elevated tables inside solar dryers that provide protection from the rain
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

HONDURAS FTO SANTA BARBARA CIELITO LINDO SHG EP is sourced from family-owned farms organized around El Cielito Lindo, located within the department of Santa Barbara, Honduras. The small coffee farms clinging to the steep slopes of the Santa Barbara mountain range that springs from the edge of Lago de Yojoa are world renowned as a source of exceptional coffee, a reputation renewed every year when the Honduras Cup of Excellence top coffees includes several coffees from this micro-region. The Cielito Lindo group, which uses organic practices to manage their land, organized formally to obtain organic certification.