Coffee Archive

  • El Sunzita - Yellow Bourbon, El Salvador

    ”El Sunzita is a great example of driven producers that are putting in the extra work to higher the quality Mauricio Ortiz and Mary Ortiz are looking at their microclimate and trying to work the most organic they can in an area suffering hard from leafrust. The location of the farm and the view is something else and one of the most beautiful farms I’ve visited.” /Joanna Alm, Head roaster, Drop Coffee El Sunzita, belongs to Mauricio and his wife Mary. They aquired the land through family. Mauricio brother is owning the sur- rounding co ee growing area (200 manzanas)...

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  • El Sunzita - Pacas, El Salvador

    ”El Sunzita is a great example of driven producers that are putting in the extra work to higher the quality Mauricio Ortiz and Mary Ortiz are looking at their microclimate and trying to work the most organic they can in an area suffering hard from leafrust. The location of the farm and the view is something else and one of the most beautiful farms I’ve visited.” /Joanna Alm, Head roaster, Drop Coffee El Sunzita, belongs to Mauricio and his wife Mary. They aquired the land through family. Mauricio brother is owning the surrounding coffee growing area (200 manzanas) around El...

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  • El Sunzita - Hybrid El Pasti, El Salvador

    ”El Sunzita is a great example of driven producers that are putting in the extra work to higher the quality Mauricio Ortiz and Mary Ortiz are looking at their microclimate and trying to work the most organic they can in an area suffering hard from leafrust. The location of the farm and the view is something else and one of the most beautiful farms I’ve visited.” /Joanna Alm, Head roaster, Drop Coffee El Sunzita, belongs to Mauricio and his wife Mary. They aquired the land through family. Mauricio brother is owning the sur- rounding coffee growing area (200 manzanas) around...

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  • El Limon, Caturra - Guatemala

    "This is a well balanced and creamy coffee with delicate notes of clementine and orange zest. It works perfectly as both espresso and milk based espresso drinks but even holds up it’s own as a chocolatey and crisp filter coffee.” Joanna Alm, Drop Coffee The farm San Patricio El Limon is located in the small town Palencia, east of Guatemala City. The Palencia region is not famous for growing a lot of coffee but in the last decade, coffee development has started to increase significantly. The farm El Limon is owned by Guadalupe Alberto Reyes, who used to be the Mayor of Palencia. The...

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  • San Cayetano, El Salvador

    ”This was one of last year’s favourites at Mathias Dahlgren’s restaurants in Stockholm, but will be available for all customers this year also being the only natural processed coffee of the year. With it’s big, mature character we’ve chosen it to be the Christmas coffee 2016.” Joanna Alm, Drop Coffee Rafael is almost working too much and too hard at the processing station, but turnout at the processing station is also of a higher standard than we've seen in El Salvador, e.g they have a separate room for the crew to sit and have lunch and rules about washing their hands and...

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  • Rodriguez, Villa Tunari, Bolivia

    ”Working together with the exporters Daniella and Pedro we are supporting their program Sol de Mañana which is educating the farmers in treatments for leaf-rust and how a higher price can be achieve for higher quality. Villa Tunari is a colony in Caranarvi that have just started working in the project.” /Joanna Alm, Head roaster, Drop Coffee Elda is a young women who together with her husband Felix Choquehuanca source beautiful cherries from the colony of Taypiplaya. During the day they both tend the land, pruning, clearing and picking the cherries.   At the end of the day both Elda...

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  • Rodriguez, La Linda, Bolivia

    ”Working together with Daniella and Pedro we are supporting their program Sol de Mañana, the program is educating the farmers in treatments  and knowledge for leaf rust and general coffee husbandry . This coffee is from Daniella and Pedro's own farm that they have invested in, to show the other growers what they can achieve in quality and simply how to get a higher price for a higher quality.  Growing a coffee like Longberry truly shows how complex and lively a Bolivian coffee can be.” /Joanna Alm, Head roaster  Caranavi, located  150 kilometres north of La Paz city, it has...

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  • Rodriguez, Collasuyo, Bolivia

    We are very happy to work with Daniela and Pedro Rodriguez in Bolivia. Bolivia a country struggling with both poverty and leafrust, this is means that farm volumes low and the makes paying the producers properly extremely important. Working together with Daniela and Pedro we are supporting their program Sol de Mañana which is educating the farmers in treatments   for leafrust and a higher price they can achieve for  higher quality. /Joanna Alm, Head roaster   In the small colony of Collasuyo in Caranavi region Nicolas Calque and his wife Maruja are doing a careful job at their process station....

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  • Gakombe, Rwanda

    Wet mill: Gakombe Region: Nyamagabe Altitude: 1800-1900 masl Picked: May 2015 – June 2015 Producers: Matuyimana Divine Muhirwa  Varietals: Local heirloom – mainly varieties of Bourbon Green coffee source: Nordic Approach Production process: Cherries are hand sorted for unripes and overripes before they go in to production. A Penagos Eco Pulper removes the skin and pulp. The coffee soaks over night, and are washed and graded in the washing channels in to three grades based on density. After washing it is being sorted and checked for defects while parchment still is wet, before being put on the drying tables.  Drying: Sun dried 10 – 15...

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  • Blanca Rojas, Colombia

    I remember the coffee from Blanca Rojas as our most elegant coffee from Colombia last year.  Cupping the coffee this year with our green coffee source for Colombia, it was tasting like sparking raspberry soda with some milk chocolate notes. We hope we can bring out some of that liveliness to the cup.  /Joanna Alm, Head roaster   Coffee production in Colombia is based on smallholders related to a cooperative or association. The growers often process the coffee themselves and then sells the parchment coffee to a cooperative. When a grower delivers his coffee it will be cupped immediately, and...

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