El Socorro Maracaturra
Producer: Juan Diego de la Cerda
Farm: El Socorro y Anexos
Origin: Palencia, Guatemala
Roaster: Solberg & Hansen
Harvest: Feb-Apr 2016
Taste Profile: Rich scents of spices and vanilla, with flavors of ripe apples and cardamom. Finishing with a sweet taste of grapes.
Roast Date: Nov 24
El Socorro’s Maracaturra coffee is among Guatemala’s best and regularly receives the top prizes in the Cup of Excellence. This year’s lot delivers to expectations and then some; a complex and intriguing coffee with balanced fruit sweetness.
Solberg & Hansen
We (Solberg & Hansen) are the largest and oldest specialty coffee roaster in Norway, yet keep their focus on the future. It has made us a pioneer in the coffee industry, both in Norway and internationally. We started travelling the world early in search of the planet’s finest coffee districts. We see this as one of our most important tasks. Because of this, we can share knowledge and create long-term relationships with dedicated and skilled coffee farmers, farms and cooperatives.
This has contributed to a focus on sustainability and fair trade has been fundamental values in our part of the industry. Meanwhile, it is our main quality assurance. Through traveling and close cooperation can we follow the raw material all the way back to the coffee flower’s first shot. It is thanks to this traceability that we obtain green beans and tea leaves that holds exceptionally high quality.