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Colombia Arley Calderon

Colombia Arley Calderon

Arley Calderón is a young grower, he is a second-generation coffee grower born in Acevedo, Huila. He and his father Luis Anibal Calderon own Villa Betulia a 20-hectare farm located at 1600 m.a.s.l in Acevedo, Huila. Luis Anibal was able to buy Villa Betulia in 2005. Arley has been learning how to produce coffee from his father since he was a child. Also, he has taken some courses and attended processing centers to understand how to create new processes and innovate in the specialty coffee industry. Nowadays, Arley and his family produce some exotics such as Pink Bourbon, Gesha, Papayo, and Ombligon, among others. In addition, they have been processing his coffee with Cofinet’s guidance. Arley is constantly learning, and they take advantage of the Quality lab they have built in order to have better traceability of their coffees!

ABOUT FARM

Farm- Villa Betulia is a 20-hectare farm located at 1600 m.a.s.l in Acevedo. The geographic and environmental characteristics of this region make it the perfect place to cultivate specialty Coffee. The microclimate helps the coffee trees to stress, leading to sweeter cherries. Also thanks to the location,  it is possible to cultivate different varieties since most of the varieties are suitable for that altitudes, they cultivate, Ombligon, Pink Bourbon,  Gesha , among other exotic varieties 

#2145

Arley Calderon

Natural Anaerobic - Papayo

Імпортер: CMG

Країна: Колумбія

Фермер: Arley Calderon

Регіон: Huila

Ферма: Finca Villa Betulia

Ґрунт: Volcanic ashes

Різновид: Papayo

Висота: 1700-2000

Середні опади: 1900-2200mm

Середні температури: 18– 24С

This coffee was carefully hand-picked in order to select only the ripest cherries. The cherries were then fermented for 40 hours in an anaerobic environment. Afterwards, the coffee was sundried until ideal moisture content was achieved.
This microlot is 100% Papayo. This varietal is a rare mutation that took place in Acevedo, Huila. Ripe cherries turn orange in colour and the shape is similar to a papaya. The cup profile is complex with defined jasmine, sugar cane, and sweet chocolate notes.

#2142

Arley Calderon

Natural Anaerobic 200 hr - Caturron

Імпортер: CMG

Країна: Колумбія

Фермер: Arley Calderon

Регіон: Huila

Ферма: Finca Villa Betulia

Ґрунт: Volcanic ashes

Різновид: Caturron

Висота: 1500-1600

Середні опади: 1700-2000mm

Середні температури: 18– 24 С

This coffee was carefully hand-picked in order to use only the ripest cherries, exposed to an aerobic environment for 24 hr, and then placed in grainpro bags for 200 hours fermentation, later sundried on raised beds until ideal moisture content was achieved. This microlot is 100% Caturron. This varietal is a rare mutation of Caturra found for the first time in Acevedo, Huila. Growers started planting Caturron due to its resistance to leaf rust and high yield. But it wasn’t until 2016 when Cofinet, with the help of some growers from the region, identified the exotic cup profile of this varietal.