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Ecuador Hacienda La Papaya Typica

This our latest collaboration with Hacienda La Papaya, a trailblazing farm that has significantly contributed to elevating Ecuador's specialty coffee scene. This exceptional coffee leads with vibrant stone fruit flavors, complemented by intricate notes of tea and spices. Enjoy this meticulously washed coffee, delicately processed to enhance clarity and brightness. This coffee boasts a clean, crisp acidity with subtle floral undertones.



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Level: Moderate  |  Agtron # 67


Variety:
Typica
Process:
Elevation:
1650 Meters
Cup:
Apricot, Cane Sugar, Oolong Tea, Nutmeg
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Variety:
Typica
Process:
Washed & Raised Bed Dried
Elevation:
1650 Meters
Cup:
Apricot, Cane Sugar, Oolong Tea, Nutmeg

Story

In recent years, Juan Peña has risen to prominence as a key figure in the coffee industry, consistently earning acclaim for his exceptional coffee production. Despite embarking on his coffee cultivation journey just over a decade ago, Juan's farm, Hacienda La Papaya, underwent a significant transformation following a disappointing rose harvest, pivoting towards coffee cultivation. This shift marked the beginning of their journey towards becoming a leading producer of Ecuadorian coffee.

Juan's ascent to prominence is largely attributed to his methodical and scientific approach to every aspect of coffee cultivation and processing. With meticulous documentation and continual refinement of each harvest stage, Juan crafts coffees that embody the distinct terroir of Ecuador, characterized by intricate sweetness and floral notes—a testament to his unwavering dedication and expertise. Our introduction to Juan Peña coincided with a pivotal moment for Hacienda La Papaya, aligning with the establishment of CafExporto. This milestone provided Juan with the level of control he had long envisioned for his coffee career, granting us direct access to his meticulously processed coffees and deepening our admiration for his craft.

WASHED PROCESSED COFFEES
The washed process begins with coffee cherries delivered to the washing station, both from the primary market or from farmers bringing their coffee directly to the mill. The cherries are inspected, and an initial quick round of hand-sorting separates the defective coffees before placing them into the hopper. They are then funneled to the depulper, which removes the fruit from the seeds (beans). After that phase is done, the coffee is fermented underwater for approximately 12-36 hours. During this fermentation, a microbial de-mucilagation takes place, which allows the outer fruit and pectin layer to break down, making the coffee easier to dry. This phase also crucially alters the organic acids within the coffee, as sugars and organic acids are transformed, with the best washed coffees maintaining their complex fruit esters. Once the fermentation is complete, the parchment is emptied into the washing channels, where it is agitated with rakes to remove the last of the fruit layer. During this step, the water is refreshed to ensure its capability of separating the fruit layer from the seed. Once the washing is complete, the coffee is taken to the raised drying tables for sun drying.

Filter Brew Guide

Coffee: 18g

Water: 270g @ 203°F

GRIND

529µm

BREW

0:00 - Bloom - 40g
0:30 - Center pour - 110g
0:55 - Spiral pour - 220g
1:20 - Spiral pour - 270g
2:45 - Drain

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Green Cost

The subject of paying for green coffee is inherently complicated. While the amount paid is very important, the payment terms and type of contract negotiated during the purchase are also paramount. Paying $5/lb of coffee can be a great price, but could be detrimental to a producer if the payment terms exceed that of their needs. Here we will dive into not only what was paid for the coffee, but how the coffee was purchased. There is a glossary of terms to be found below which will aid in your understanding of industry terms.

Farm Gate - This reflects what is paid to the producer of the coffee at the farm level. Oftentimes in terms of our relationship coffees, FOB is fairly close to the farm gate price, except for countries like Ethiopia and Kenya, when it is very difficult to trace back all the way to the producer.

FOB - Free on Board. This means that the seller is responsible for any overland fees that happen before the coffee is on board the ship. This is our most frequently listed green cost, as it is the most simple way to present what we pay a seller, but it does not reflect what the person growing the coffee was paid.

EXW- This most often reflects the 'spot' price that we paid for a coffee. All of the cost is paid by the importer, and more often than not the FOB price as well as the transport costs are unknown.

$8,50

Transportation

The price listed below is the cost we incurred while the coffee moved from Ecuador to our door in Arkansas. It costs .50 / lb to move this coffee from port-to-port, and an additional ..09 /lb to truck the coffee from California to Arkansas.

$0,59

Production Cost

$5,45

Fair Trade Min.

$1,80

C Market

$1,54

Cup Score

86.5

Lot Size

624kg

Transparency Grade

A

Transparency

We as a company believe that transparency is unbelievably important. The point of listing things below is not to justify what we charge or what we profit, but to give a realistic snapshot of the industry and how Specialty Coffee can be different than other commodity industries.

$14.54
$8,50
$0,59
$5,45
$1,80
$1,54
86.5
624kg
A

Transparency

We as a company believe that transparency is unbelievably important. The point of listing things below is not to justify what we charge or what we profit, but to give a realistic snapshot of the industry and how Specialty Coffee can be different than other commodity industries.

$8,50
$0,59
$5,45
$14.54
$1,80
$1,54
A
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