Arriving early-October 

Forward purchased 40 x 70kg bags of La Esperanza Washed Field Blend

Twenty (20) bags have been booked by ZAB Coffee in Montreal, Quebec

Fifteen (15) bags have been booked by Rosso Coffee Roasters in Calgary, Alberta

Five (5) bags have been booked by Roasti Coffee in Sherwood Park, Alberta


La Esperanza is the namesake of the renowned Granja La Esperanza group of farms. 
Owned by siblings, Rigoberto and Luis Eduardo Herrera, who come from a long standing coffee producing family.

Many different coffee varieties are planted throughout La Esperanza. This is a the original farm, spanning 35 hectares and also hosting the family home, the processing facility where Cerro Azul and La Esperanza coffees are perfected.

This lot is an Estate blend, comprised of Caturra, Colombia and Mandela varieties. It's been fully washed in a traditional ceramic tank, without water, for a range of 30 - 35 hours. Following this, the coffee has been dried in mechanical silo until achieving 11% final moisture content.

 
Variety: Caturra, Colombia, Mandela
Price per kilogram: 6.19 USD FOB
Process: Washed, Traditional
Total kilos available: 1400 kg 
Harvest date: April 2020 
Fermentation: Parchment is left in ceramic, open-air tanks, for 30-35 hours 

Drying time: 7 days dried in a controlled temperature silo 
Drying temperature: 32 °C Max. - 18 °C Min.  
Altitude: 1430 - 1760masl

Region: Trujillo, Valle del Cauca
Rainfall:  1.526 mm/year
Humidity: 80 – 85%