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El Imposible

Around 7 small-scale producers from Ahuachapan
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El Imposible coffee, named after the largest park in El Salvador, is grown along the highlands of Ahuachapán. This coffee represents the uniqueness and special characteristics of its producers. El Imposible National Park, a natural reserve forest that is known for its dangerous gorge that has claimed the lives of many farmers who used to saddle up their mules to transport coffee to the Pacific port. Besides El Imposible National Park, the department of Ahuachapan counts with volcanos, beautiful peaks, lakes, rivers, and a perfect atmosphere for producing diverse agricultural products, such as coffee.

Coffee growers in this region, strive to produce high-end specialty coffee with notes of cacao, yellow fruits, and a creamy body.

Farm Varieties
Location
Country
El Salvador
Municipality

Apena, Tacuba.

Department

Ahuachapan

Elevation

1,200 – 1,680 MASL

Technical info
Harvest

November – March.

Processing Method

Honeys and Natual processed.

Shade

Oranges and native trees.

Drying Method

Fully sun-dried on raised beds.