GOLDEN RAISIN, HONEY, CREAM, CHOCOLATE- Med/Dark
Grower: 37 Coffee producers from Ocotepeque
Variety: Bourbon, Caturra, Icatu, Ihcafe 90, Pacas, and Lempira
Region: Ocotepeque, Honduras
Altitude: 1100-1750 meters
Soil: Clay minerals
Process: Fully washed and dried in the sun
HONDURAS ORGANIC OCOTEPEQUE SHG EP is sourced from family-owned farms organized around Café Ventura, located in the community of El Playón within the municipality of San Marcos in the department of Ocotepeque, Honduras. Café Ventura is owned and operated by Lurvin Ventura and his family, who have been cultivating coffee since 1970 and started to export coffee in 2012. In addition to helping small producers to improve quality and export coffee, Café Ventura donated land for the construction of a kindergarten in El Playón and purchased water filters for the local elementary schools. Producers working with Café Ventura also diversify their income growing corn, beans, and vegetables.
HONDURAS ORGANIC OCOTEPEQUE ROYAL SELECT WATER DECAF is sourced from lots that the Royal team has selected based on cupping evaluations. After selection, the green coffee is pre-soaked in water to expand the beans for caffeine extraction. The beans are then introduced to a solution concentrated with coffee solubles that extract the caffeine without extracting the coffees particular flavor.