Varietals: Castillo and Caturra
Origin: Planadas, Tolima, Colombia
Tasting notes: Brown Sugar, Caramel, Orange, Sugar Cane
Natural Sugar Cane Decaf Processed Finca Planadas 12oz.
Planadas region is rich in agricultural production, including coffee, and other crops that make this region one important source of agricultural products of the central region of Colombia. The territory of the municipality was inhabited for ancient aborigines tribes that settled there before the conquer of the Spaniards. Recent history begins in the 1930´s when a Jesuit priest promoted the migration of some neighboring communities to establish in the place where today is located the town.
This coffee comes from AGPROSEM association of small farmers that stands for Association of farmers and coffee producers of specialty coffee of Montalvo at Planadas. The association gathers 39 small coffee growers that got together to improve the quality of the coffee produced in the region, and to get better prices on their coffee through the negotiation power that the associative model gives them.
Currently the association is involved in training programs targeting its associates to promote better farming practices, the conservation