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Orlando Soache

Orlando Soache Finca Santa Rosa

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Don Orlando is an entrepreneur in its pure form. He arrived to this new land with nothing more that hope of being able to build a better life for him and his family. He learned by heart everything about the coffee history of the region in order to apply it in his farm.

  • Origin : Quipile, Cundinamarca, Colombia
  • Varietal : Caturra, Castillo
  • Process : Washed
  • Altitude : 1755 mts
  • Harvest Months : Mar-Jun
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People benefited

Coffee

Sensory Journey

Sweet and balanced.
Vanilla, caramel in aroma with citrus notes in cup.
Medium citrus acidity; dense body. Caramel and citrys notes in a sweet long finish.

Coffee Process

  1. Plantation

    Where: Santa Rosa farm

    Traditional

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  2. Harvest

    Where: Santa Rosa farm

    Hand picked

  3. Drying

    Where: Santa Rosa farm

    Sun-dried

  4. Selection

    Where: Santa Rosa farm

    Manual selection

Santa Rosa's People

Farm

During the last 9 years the farm has been under Don Orlando's care. He and his family moved to this land due to the lack of opportunity and the violence in his birth place Natagaima, Tolima. When he made a deal to buy the land and back then, it did not have coffee and it was not being cared for. Don Orlando got interested in coffee and knew he needed to learn a lot about it in order to make it work, so he embarked in a learning adventure that is bringing him and his family the joy of a work well done.

Located in El Tiber rural zone, Santa Rosa has 4 hectareas in total and only 2 dedicated to coffee. Now the farm is producing 1875 pounds of coffee a year.

Location

Quipile, Cundinamarca Colombia