Coffee grown by Eiber Garcés at Finca Filadelfia in Pitalito, Huila.
Eiber Marino Garcés is one of the young coffee producers in Huilla, who learned coffee farming from his family and started growing his own coffee on his own farm 10 years ago. Plantain, cassava, and banana that act as an outer shade tree are also grown together.
The papaya variety is widely found outside of Huila. Little is known about how it arrived in Colombia.
Although known as a Caturra mutant, genetic testing by World Coffee Reaserch has shown that it is closely related to Ethiopian Landraces. Papaya cherries have an elongated shape and are named after the fruit of the papaya. known to be
Only ripe coffee cherries were harvested and then screened twice. After a fermentation time of approximately 30 hours, the coffee cherries were de-pulped and dried in a raised bed until the ideal moisture content was achieved.
The flavor of ripe yellow fruits such as oranges and mangoes and the soft sweetness of milk caramel are felt with a bitter texture.
Recommended for daily coffee.