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Honduras

Genuine Marcala

washed

Honduras

Honduras SHG EP Genuine Marcala

washed

A floral and complex coffee with a soft creamy body. Notes of chocolate.

Plus 7% VAT
5,89  / 1 kg

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All the facts about our Honduras SHG EP Genuine Marcala

Region Marcala
Producer COMSA
Variety Various
Process washed
Type Washed Arabica
Category Regional
Harvest from November to March
Shipping from January to June
Unit GrainPro Sack à 69kg

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The Marcala Region is known for excellent green coffee quality and for its steady work towards sustainable agriculture. Coffee has become part of the Marcala farmers history, culture and basic income for their living. They therefore put all their effort and passion into their production. The tropical climate offers perfect conditions for the production of high standart arabica coffees, which is why the regions around Marcala have gotten such a well known and popular name in the international coffee market.

Marcala coffees are picked by hand, like all the other Central American coffees. It is washed and sorted and sun-dried in patios. This coffee has a light body and a nice spiciness. Its light acidity makes it ideal to use as a single-origin coffee.

Origin

Specialty coffee from Honduras

Mountain

Varieties

Caturra, Catuai, Pacas, Typica & (increasingly) Lempira, IHCAFE-90 & Parainema (Sarchimor type)

Processing methods

Washed

Altitude range

from 700 to 1000 masl: Central standard = de Menos Altura 

Harvest

November–April  

Total yearly production

6.1 million bags

Coffees from Honduras

The coffee production in Honduras played a role in the country’s history and is important for the Honduran economy. In 2011, the country became Central America’s top producer of coffee.

Main production areas: Agalta, Comayagua, Copan, Mentecillos, Opalca, El Paraiso

Port of Shipment: Puerto Cortes

Export bag size: 69 kg

From 1000 – 1500 masl: High Grown = Estricta
From 1500 – 2000 masl: Strictly High Grown

Total number of coffee farmers: more than 100.000

Region Marcala
Producer COMSA
Variety Various
Process washed
Type Washed Arabica
Harvest from November to March
Shipping from January to June
Unit GrainPro Sack à 69kg
A floral and complex coffee with a soft creamy body. Notes of chocolate.

The Marcala Region is known for excellent green coffee quality and for its steady work towards sustainable agriculture. Coffee has become part of the Marcala farmers history, culture and basic income for their living. They therefore put all their effort and passion into their production. The tropical climate offers perfect conditions for the production of high standart arabica coffees, which is why the regions around Marcala have gotten such a well known and popular name in the international coffee market.

Marcala coffees are picked by hand, like all the other Central American coffees. It is washed and sorted and sun-dried in patios. This coffee has a light body and a nice spiciness. Its light acidity makes it ideal to use as a single-origin coffee.