Introduction of Panamanian Coffee producing area, Pokuit producing area, Arida Manor, Arida Iron pickup
Panamanian coffee is well known in the global coffee market, especially the rose summer variety. Rosa stood out with outstanding results after passing the best Panama competition and auction in 2005, and broke the coffee auction record at that time. Therefore, in the impression of many people, Panamanian coffee is mainly planted in Rosa, in fact, other coffee varieties will be grown in Panama.
The whole territory of Panama is undulating, with vertical and horizontal valleys, mostly mountainous except the north and south coastal plains. And close to the equator, is a tropical maritime climate, humid during the day, cool at night, the average annual temperature is 23-27C °. There are two seasons of drought and rain throughout the year, with an average annual precipitation of 1500-2500 mm, with good conditions for growing coffee.
Pokuit producing area of Panama
The coffee-growing areas are Boquete Poquet, Volc á n Walken and Renacimiento Renasimiento, all of which are in Chiriki province, where the most famous landmark is Mount Baru, which has one of the highest volcanoes in Central America, and the most famous producing area is Pokuit.
The name of the Pokuit region comes from the city of Pokuit, which is close to Costa Rica and has fertile soil. The microclimate in the Poquet Heights is a unique and important resource for boutique coffee in the Pokuit region. The environment from east to west allows cold air to converge above 1900 meters through the mountains, resulting in a variety of microclimates, making the temperature and rainfall in the area very suitable for plant growth. in addition, the volcanic soil makes the coffee trees planted in this producing area grow very well. There are many famous manors in this producing area, such as Alida and Emerald Manor.
Alida Elida Manor
Alida Manor has a total area of 65 hectares, more than half of which is within the scope of Baru Volcano National Park, only 30 hectares of the estate is used to grow coffee trees, and the rest are virgin forests. Coffee is grown at an altitude of 1670-1850 meters, making it one of the two highest coffee farms in Panama. At such a high altitude, low temperatures can delay the ripening of coffee berries, while fertile volcanic soil provides sufficient nutrients, coupled with the region's unique microclimate, Arida Manor has achieved success on BOP many times.
The processing plant of Alida Manor is halfway up the mountain and can be transported to the factory for processing as soon as the coffee is collected to ensure the quality of the coffee berries. And Alida Manor uses hand-picked the most ripe berries, because the fruit maturity, pectin has a higher sugar content. At present, Kaduai, iron pickup and rose summer varieties are mainly planted in Arida Manor.
Iron pickup Typica
Iron pickup is one of the oldest varieties of Arabica coffee found today. Iron pickup has slender beans and oval fruit, which is characterized by very low yield, easy to infect major coffee diseases, but of high quality and adapted to cold regions, mainly growing in Central America.
Front Street Coffee Panama Alda Iron pickup Coffee Bean producing area: Pokuit Manor / processing Plant: Arida Manor elevation: 1850 meters above sea level: tin pickup treatment method: sun treatment flavor: peach raisin orange caramel green tea
This Panamanian Alida Manor coffee bean from Front Street Coffee is sun-treated. When the front street is cooked with the proportion of V60Grad 15, you will smell the slight aroma of the wine caused by the sun treatment, and the entrance will have the flavor of peach, raisin and orange, as sweet as caramel, taste like green tea, and high cleanliness.
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