Panama coffee cultivation, Boquet region flower butterfly coffee beans introduction
Panamanian coffee is well-known in the global coffee market, especially the rose summer variety. Because the Jade Manor passed the Best Panama BOP Competition and auction in 2005, Rosa stood out with outstanding results and broke the coffee auction record at that time, making the Emerald Manor and Rosa varieties famous all over the world.
Panama is located in Central America, bordering Colombia and Costa Rica, the Pacific Ocean to the south and the Caribbean Sea to the north, connecting North and South America in an S-shaped shape. 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. Coupled with volcanic soil, Panama has good conditions for growing coffee.
Coffee development in Panama
Coffee saplings came to Panama with the first European colonists in the 19th century, but there was no concept of boutique at that time, and people paid more attention to production. Panama's output is only 1/10 of that of neighboring Costa Rica. But growers began to realize the development of boutique coffee, so they set up the Panamanian boutique coffee association SCAP to make a name for themselves by participating in coffee competitions everywhere. Set up the best Panama BOP competition and auction when getting international attention, and quickly establish the reputation and foundation for the production of high-quality coffee beans in Panama. And make the rose variety into a famous bean, but also constantly rewrite the record of international coffee bean bidding price.
Pokuit producing area
Coffee producing areas are mainly divided into Boquete, Volcan-Candela and Renacimiento. These producing areas are located around the country's three volcanoes: Volc á n Baru, El Valle and Le Yeguada.
Pocket said Panama's most famous coffee producing area is located in the eastern part of Baru Volcano Island. The mountains bring many unique climates. Coffee is grown in the area at an altitude of 1200 to 2000 meters, with temperatures between 11 and 27 ℃. The large temperature difference, coupled with altitude, microclimate and volcanic soil, makes the coffee grown here very rich in flavor. And in the Pokuit producing area has a number of well-known manors, such as Emerald Manor and Arida Manor and so on.
Rosa, Kaddura, Kaduai
At present, in addition to planting rose summer in Panama, there are also some other varieties, such as Kaddura, Kaddura, iron pickup and so on.
At present, there is a special Panamanian coffee bean in the front street-Flower Butterfly, which is made up of Rosa, Kaddura and Kaduai. Qianjie learned by looking for information that, in order to pursue yield, Rosa varieties were mixed with coffee trees from Kaddura and Kaduai. But during the harvest, the rose summer varieties were collected separately, so they were harvested together. Later, in order to highlight the characteristics of Rose Summer, we began to subdivide and collect three varieties, and finally mixed them in a single time for export. However, the yield of these three coffee varieties is average, and is easily affected by leaf rust, but it is very suitable for planting at high altitude, and the higher the altitude is, the better the flavor is.
Front Street Coffee Panamanian Pokuit Flower Butterfly Coffee producing area: Pokuit producing area altitude: 1400-1700 m Variety: Rosa, Kaddura, Kaduai treatment: washing flavor: White floral fragrant lemon berry hazelnut honey Qianjie coffee this flower butterfly coffee bean from the Panamanian Pokuit producing area uses water washing treatment and medium-shallow roasting. Qianjie uses V60Grad 15 ratio and 92 ℃ water temperature to cook. After cooking, you will smell white flowers, lemon-like acidity, berry and grape flavor, and hazelnut-like finish, which is as smooth as honey.
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