Specialty Coffee Advent Calendar – 2018
Producer: Manuel Vallecillo, Los Primos
Origin: Santa Barbara, Honduras
Roaster: Nord Brenneri
Cultivar: Pacas (70%), Catuai (30%)
Altitude: 1850 masl
Taste Profile: A juice and complex coffee with aroma of yellow fruits. Flavors of plum, star fruit and floral honey.
Roast Date: 29.11.18
Born in the village of Nueva Esperanza, which is nearby Santa Barbara, where the farm is located, Manuel learned about coffee production at a young age from his father. He is a third-generation coffee farmer. Since planting Los Primos in 2012, Manuel has been inspired by friends working with specialty coffee production and together with Jaime’s management, has focused Los Primos’ strategy on specialty production since.
Location: Oslo, Norway
Roaster: Diedrich CR-25
Social: @nordoslo #nordoslo #nordbrenneri #nordkaffe
Part time roaster Benedicte Gyllensten has written a master thesis on direct trade of coffee from micromills in Costa Rica based on 2.5 months independent field work in Costa Rica. She is ambitious and has a burning (!) interest in coffee!