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Honduras El Puente Caballero

Quantity

Plum. Golden Pear. Apple. Caramel.

Variety Catuai
Processing
Washed
Region Marcala
Altitude
1400-1600masl
Roast Level Medium Roast 
Quantity 500g

About this coffee :

Marysabel Caballero and her husband Moises Herrera are working with over 200 hectares of land, planted with coffee. They are 2nd and 3rd generation coffee farmers and have been rewarded many times for their commitment to developing coffee quality in Honduras. 

Marysabel´s father Don Fabio Caballero inherited large areas of land in and around Marcala from his father, who was one of the pioneers of coffee cultivation in Honduras. After many years of poor profits, he decided to hand out land to his children, and especially to his daughter Marysabel and her husband Moises Herrera. Moises brought his own farms into the family business and together they have almost 200 hectares of coffee separated into 17 different farms.

They have since been extremely successful in producing quality coffees and have contributed to the improving reputation of Honduran quality coffees. Everything they do at the farms is documented, and they invest considerable time and resources both in new equipment and planting new coffee varieties in order to improve the quality of the coffee.

The Caballeros are extremely committed to the environmental sustainability of their farms. A lot of their energy and focus goes towards improving the soil of their farms to ensure a healthy growing environment for their coffee shrubs. Therefore, they produce organic fertilizer made from cow and chicken manure mixed with pulp from coffee cherries and other organic materials. This is used in addition to some mineral fertilizer to ensure that the coffee plants get the nutrients they need. Oranges, avocados, flowers, bananas and other fruits are also grown at the farms, but mainly for the pickers to eat and to create biodiversity at the farms that ensure good growing conditions and shade for the coffee trees.

This coffee is The Hub's staple espresso roast coffee. Clean, juicy & smooth espresso roast coffee that goes very well with milk. On flat white, you'll get chocolate and hints of caramel sweetness, a comfort milk coffee. Whereas for black, you'll get hints of plum, apple & golden pear juiciness on the aftertaste.  

Brewing Recipe : 

Espresso
18g of coffee to 36g of espresso
25-32 seconds, 92ºc brewing temperature

Roasted on the 14th of January
500g pack coffee ship in 1-2 working days
1kg pack above ships within 3-5 working days

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