Information Sheet
General Information of the Farm*
 -Department:-El Paraiso
 -Municipality:-Trojes -Town:-Los Planes
 -Total Farm Area:-28-Area of the Farm with Coffee:-2
Altitude (masl):_1373_
Variety in the farm: Parainema
Certifications:- Rainforest Alliance- - 
 Total Annual Coffee Production (Green Coffee bags 46kg): ___150 bags___________________________________ 

Farmer Information *
 -Name: Angel Ruben Aplicano
 -Age:- 69 years-Civil status: Married- - 
 -Phone No.:-(504) 2754-6430-Cellphone:-(504) 9833-5000
 -Generation of Farmer in Family _____1st Generation_______________________   
 -Family Information
 -Spouse Name- Pricila Amador -Age: 65 years
 -Name of sons/daughters- -Age:
1-Scarleth Daniela Aplicano Amador -22 years
2-Luis Alberto Amador-22 years

Participating Lot Information
Lot Size (46kg bags): - 28 bags- - 
Characteristics- - - - - - - - 
Altitude of the Farm: *- 1373 masl- - - - 
Certifications:*- RFA

Variety of Coffee participating: * - -Parainema-
Type of Shade Trees: Inga, Musaceae, Cedar- - 
Harvest Period: 3 months
Age of the Farm: 3 years - 
Drying method: *- Solar
Milling Process: Washed
Origin of Water Used on the Milling Process: - Water Spring

Other Important Information
Briefly describe how you started working with coffee:
When I moved to El Paraiso, coffee was the only crop that would grow and was also profitable. It gave me the opportunity to help my family and give my kids education. So coffee became part of us. I was trained by IHCAFE and my coffee was getting a lot better.

What did you do to make the coffee participating be special?
Good agricultural practices in the farm, fertilize, clean, prune, and plague control.
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What have you done to improve the quality of your coffee? - - - - 
Harvest:--Ripe cherry only. - 
Wet Milling:- -Washing coffee with clean water. - 
Dry Milling:- -Using solar driers.
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Do you own milling equipment in your farm? Yes ( X ) No ( )

Use of two pulp machines, two fermentation tanks and solar driers.
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How do you transport your coffee?- - Own vehicle
How do you normally commercialize your coffee?- -The coffee is sold to intermediaries.   
Do you do any special activity to help preserve the soil in your farm?- - 
Use of living barriers in the farm, also manual cleaning.
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Have you participated in Cup of Excellence before?-NO
How many times?- - - - - - - - 
Did you qualify for the International Week?-NO
Have you been part of an International Coffee Expo? NO
Do you have any previous experience on preparing micro-lots? NO
Do you periodically evaluate your coffee quality?- NO
If your answer was YES, briefly describe how you evaluate your coffee quality.- 

Have you ever done contracts with International Coffee buyers? NO

If your answer was YES, who is your buyer, since when do you do business with them, and how did you make contact with them?

Was your farm affected by the Coffee Rust? YES
What activities do you to mitigate/control the fungus?-Application of fungicides.
Do you have any other problems in your farm?-Hypothenemus hampei, and Mycena citricolor
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*Optional: Would you share with us what are your dreams/goals/objectives?- - 
Get 1st place in Cup of Excellence and keep selling my coffee to a good price. Get a reward for all the work and sacrifice we have done in the farm.
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  Attach five (5) photographs (farm, process, family, coffee, etc…)*

Farm Information
  • Farm Name
  • Farmer
    Angel Ruben Aplicano
  • Altitude
  • Score
  • Rank
Lot Information
  • Year
  • Processing System
  • Variety
  • Overall
    silky, creamy, long sweetness, chewy
  • Aroma / Flavor
    Almond, allspice, cinnamon, brown sugar, peach, honey, fuji apple
  • Acidity
    bright, citric, structured

Trojes, Honduras