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El Salvador - Mapache Estate

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El Salvador - El Naranjito

Cupping Notes: Chocolate & Caramel with subtle Citrus Acidity

Region: Apaneca Ilamatepec

Producers: Jan-Carlo & Sofia Handtke (Mapache Estate)

Location: Concepción de Ataco, Ahuachapán

Farm size: 78 hectares

Altitude: 1200-1400 MASL

Coffee growing area: 72 hectares

Forest area: 6 hectares

Varietals: Bourbon & Pacas

Imported by Balzac Brothers

More about this coffee...

Mapache Coffee is a fifth-generation company of coffee producers, owned and managed by Jan-Carlo and Sofia Handtke in the Apaneca Ilamatepec mountain range of El Salvador. Mapache Coffee employs over 125 locals year-round, but during harvest season, their staff swells to 600 people who work together to build coffee nurseries, replant at Mapache’s six farm properties, and process the perfectly ripe cherries that come from them. Mapache maintains a strong commitment to the well-being of the coffee forests, ensuring that every farm has a canopy protecting the coffee plants and soil. Their modern wet mill uses limited amounts of water during the washing process, then recycles and reuses that water in the same process. All the remaining pulp from the wet milling process is incorporated back into the farms as compost, returning key nutrients to the soil.

(Source: Balzac Brothers)

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