Sarmiento Coffee Profile
About the Producer
This coffee comes from the El Guayaquil farm located in the Chirinos district of Cajamarca.
The producer, Cleyder, has been working with coffee for more than 20 years and the farm is run by him and his family with the additional help of 6 employees during the harvest months of June through October. The small farm is just 3 hectares of coffee growing area, situated at almost 1800 masl. Coffee is grown under shade trees ( around 60 per hectare) between between guabas pajuros and timber trees and fertilized using island guano and compost. Once harvested the coffee is washed and left to rest for 16 hours before being sun dried. Initially it is dried in reduced sunlight and moved constantly to ensure even drying. The drying period can last between 25 and 30 days. Once dried the coffee is stored in plastic and rested.