We Nitrogen Flush all of our coffee when bagging for an inert shelf stable environment by locking freshness inside for up to 6 weeks prior to opening
Producer: Ramiro Luzuriaga
Farm: Finca La Yamila
Region: Zamora-Chinchipe, Loja
Altitude: 1700 masl
Ramrio Luzuriaga owns Finca La Yamila which is a 24 hectare farm in the Zamora region of Ecuador. Ramiro has 5000 trees and the farm produces both coffee, banana, and guayaba. Ramiro utilizes a wet fermentation that typically lasts about 20 hours, then the coffee is transported to raised African beds where the coffee dries for approximately 14 days depending on weather.
Ramiro also holds both an Organic and Fair Trade certifications for his farm.
Ramiro is part of local co-operative APECAP, which since 2008 has been helping to sponsor the Bracamoros Coffee Festival which brings together producers in the region and features a cupping competition and auction of the best lots from the harvest. This lot from Ramiro was a finalist in this years auction.
Words & Photos by Cafe Imports
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