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Origin Information

Grower
Jhon Jairo Ortiz
Variety
Caturra, Colombia
Region
El Paraíso, Pitalito, Huila, Colombia
Harvest
December
Altitude
1780 meters
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Fully washed and dried inside solar dryers that provide protection from the rain
Certifications

Background Details

Colombia Huila Finca Buenos Aires Jhon Jairo Ortiz GrainPro is sourced from a family owned farm named Buenos Aires located in El Paraíso a community within the municipality of Pitalito in the department of Huila, Colombia. Jhon Jairo Ortiz has managed his family’s 5-acre farm for the last 16 years. Jhon processes harvested cherry at his own micro-mill, which allows for meticulous care in depulping, fermenting, and drying the coffee. Jhon collaborates with an exporting company called San Miguel, a family owned company based in Huila that focuses on bringing traceable individual farmer micro-lots to the international market. The partnership has helped Jhon improve quality, increase earnings from coffee sales, and strengthen his family’s livelihood.