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Cecilia Arias

Cecilia Arias La Divisa del Zapote Farm

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With her cheerful smile and joyful disposition Doña Cecilia brings to her family and community the assurance that all will be ok. That with hard work and respect for others everything is possible. She is well known and highly appreciated in the region.

  • Origin : Manzanares, Caldas Colombia
  • Varietal : Caturra, Castillo
  • Process : Washed
  • Altitude : 1600 mts
  • Harvest Months : Apri - May

People benefited


Sensory Journey

Smooth and interesting. Sweet, surgar cane in aroma. Medium frutal acidity. Citrus and pepper linger in a long finish.

Coffee Process

  1. Plantation

    Where: La Divisa del Zapote Farm



  2. Harvest

    Where: La Divisa del Zapote Farm

    Hand picked

  3. Drying

    Where: La Divisa del Zapote Farm


  4. Selection

    Where: La Divisa del Zapote Farm

    Manual selection

La Divisa del Zapote's People


La Divisa del Zapote Farm is located in Manzanares, Caldas. Doña Cecilia and her husband bought the farm 27 years ago. In the 2 Hectareas there are 7200 coffee plants, 600 Caturra and 6600 Castillo. Beside coffee they have citrius trees, beans, corn and cassava.


Manzanares, Caldas Colombia



Antonio Jose Marin

Guadualito Farm

Coffee Plants: 5000

He was born in his grandfather's farm. After living all his life in the countryside, Don Antonio wants to keep working the land and be useful to his family and his community.
He isa good nature person and have team spirit


Celio Aristizabal Mejia

El Quimula Farm

Coffee Plants: 35000

He received a part of the farm from his parents. Later he bought the rest from his brothers. With his knowledge as a economist and 2 years of agronomy studies, Don Celio decided to get the coffee farm ahead. He wants to have a roaster and be able to sell his roasted coffee at the origin.

He is well organized and a leader in the community


Gildardo Antonio Castaño

San Jose Farm

Coffee Plants:

All his life in the coffee farm, Don Gildardo is dedicated to his work on it. He is well organized and wants to help develop the region.

He is enthusiastic and respectful of others.


Luis Eduardo Aristizabal

El Tachuelo Farm

Coffee Plants: 16000

His father taught him about coffee. Don Luis wants to have a coffee shop in the closest town to the farm.

He is a quiet and dedicated person.


Neidy Yudi Velasquez

Las Delicias Farm

Coffee Plants: 4400

Neidy was born and grew up in the countryside. She enjoys picking coffee and helps in another activities. She leaves her kids at school and goes to work with her husband in the farm.

She is trustworthy and helpful.


Uilzon Lopez Castaño

Caldera Del Diablo Farm

Coffee Plants: 1100

He was brought up by his grandparents and an uncle. Uilzon inherited the farm from them. They taught him all about coffee. He have a fish ornamental hatchery as well.

His nickname, "the restless", came from his continued drive to learn and do things right.


Yuley Ospina Cardona

La mejora Farm

Coffee Plants: 5000

His father taught him about coffee, Yuley grew up harvesting coffee and surrounded by the coffee life. Yorney understand that picking the ripe coffee berries is a first crucial step to obtaining great coffee.

He is humble and undemanding.


Sebastian Gomez

LWR team

Sebastian is part of the Lutherans World Relief proyect team in Colombia. He knows the region and the people in the comunity. That allows him to to help the agronomist assigned to the project to get around and help in a more effective way. Sebastian wants to study agronomy.

He is an honest and responsable young man.