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Milton Monroy

PARTNERĀ“S NAME : MARLYN CARDONA
FINCA SAN CAYETANO STORY

Milton Monroy comes from a traditional coffee growing family and has always been surrounded by coffee. Milton is always trying to improve and achieve better results in life.Milton started his journey in coffee with a traditional coffee farm but throughout the years, made the change to specialty coffee seeing the opportunities of growth. San Cayetano Alto, his farm, is located near the city of Ibague, along the skirts of the central mountain range of Colombia with a view to the snow-capped mountain of Nevado del Tolima. This area has special and ideal climaticcharacteristics that can contribute to the production of amazing coffee.

In his endless pursue of knowledge to understand coffee and processes, he has been able to produce high-quality coffee. This coffee is an example of such endeavor, where he has worked in favor with the environment to understand the right times for drying and fermentation. Also,looking for the outmost best, he hascarefullytrained his cherry pickers to select the best quality and perfectly-ripe cherries and even doing a second selection before fermentation. He wants to continue his quest to produce better quality coffee and so continues to improve his processing facilities and drying area.

Farm Varieties
Size
Total Farm Area

40 Hectares

Area in Coffee

23 Hectares

Location
Country
Colombia
Municipality

Ibague

Department

Tolima

Elevation

1,800 MASL

Technical info
Harvest

First semester: April – July
Second semester: October – December

Processing Method

Fully washed and fermented for 36 hours.

Shade

Native trees

Drying Method

Fully air-dried on covered raised beds.