Sicafe S.A. De C.V.
Sicafe S.A. De C.V.

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SV-137-202011 • Current harvest

Finca Divina Providencia - Natural Bourbon

  • Conventional (no certification): $9.3697 USD / kgFOB

  • Origin: El Salvador
  • Variety: Red Bourbon
  • Process type: Natural/Sun Dried
  • Algrano's cupping score (SCA): 86.0 points
  • Available quantity: 8 bags
  • Minimum order quantity (MOQ): 50 bags
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The coffee story



Single Estate Name | Divina Providencia
Owner | Rafael Silva
Region | Apaneca-Illamatepec Mountain Range
Micro-Region | Apaneca, Ahuachapán
Altitude | 1450 masl
Size | 12 hectars
Yearly Rain Average | 2600mm
Type of Soil | Clay Loam Soil
Varieties | Red Bourbon, Pacas
Type of Shade Trees | Inga’s, Cypress, Pine
Flowering Period | March to May
Harvesting Period | November to February
Processing Methods | Washed, Semi-Wash, Honey, Natural, Experiments
Drying Methods | Sun-dried in patios and raised beds

Finca Divina Providencia has been in Rafael’s family for a very long time now. This farm has passed down through the generations by Rafael’s family on his mother’s side. The farm is located at 1450 masl 2 miles down the side of the road between the city of Apaneca and the town of Ataco in the Ahuachapán department. 

The farm has a very unique micro-climate, rich in nutrient soils that make producing high-quality coffee an easy task. Every day in the afternoon, the farm is completely covered with fog. The farm received very little sunlight and cero wind gusts. With its Clay Loam Soils and sufficient rainfall, it is easy for the coffee trees to absorb all nutrients in the soil. 

The farm used to be 100% bourbon, but we have been finding several Pacas trees amongst the plantation. Pacas is a natural mutation from bourbon. Pacas trees are short in height, with short branches but really high in productivity compared to Bourbon trees.

This farm was one of Rafael’s mother’s babies. She took immense care of this property and thought it should stay in the family for generations to come. As Rafael tells us, his mother, Eve Thelma Hoff, would walk through this farm every afternoon when she was in Apaneca.

The process



Sun-dried in patios and raised beds
  • Process type
    Natural/Sun Dried
  • Altitude range
    1450m - 1450m
  • Harvest period
    November, 2020 - February, 2021

Coffee Quality Evaluation

Algrano
Algrano
Cupped: March, 2021
Rafael Silva
Grower (Pending)
Cupped: N/A
SCA Score
Algrano
86.0
Grower (Pending)
86.75
Key flavor notes
Algrano
Floral, Pip fruit, Strawberry jam, Apple, Pear
Grower (Pending)
-
Quality comment
Algrano
Sweet cup, with notes of cooked pear and apple, medium round body, supportive citric acidity, mild-medium and lingering aftertaste.
Grower (Pending)
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Sensorial radar
Rafael Silva

Sicafe S.A. De C.V.

Award-winning family farms, eco-friendly mill
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Sicafe is owned by the Silva family. We grow, process, export and roast coffee in Apaneca, Ahuachapán, El Salvador. We market coffees from our 6 family farms, located around the summits of the Apaneca-Ilamatepec mountain range, and also from 30 other producers around the country. We are proud to say we have had coffees amongst the winning lots of the national Cup of Excellence 7 times! La Siberia Estate, in our family since 1870, produced a lot that was awarded 94 pts. by Coffee Review in 2008. We also received 3 awards from AVPA Paris for our roasted coffees for two consecutive years. In 2017, our mill San Pedro was named the most environmentally friendly in the country. We grow mainly 2 varieties: Bourbon and Pacamara. Our trees are covered by shade and fertilized with organic matter produced by us. We also care deeply for our staff by providing workshops, scholarships and full pensions for those that retire because of old age. Visit our website sicafesa.com.


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  • Relationships with Roasters in
    Germany, United Kingdom, Norway, and Sweden
  • Average orders per roaster
    3
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