MARLIN ZUNIGA

colombia

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Altitude

1700 masl

Preparation

Washed

Location

Bolivar, Cauca

Variety

Colombia

Owner

ASPROSANLOR growers’ group

Harvest

May to September

Shipment

December to January

Maramorras

Marlin Zuniga has been living and working in coffee for 6 years on their fame where he lives with his wife and four children.  ] The farm is based in the municipality of Boliva in Cauca where he is part of the ASPROSANLOR growers’ group who are part of the Cosurca cooperative based in Timbio. Cosurca work closely with ASPROSANLOR working in the communities on both agronomy and social projects to help them move forward post conflict. More recently Marlin Zuniga has focused his efforts on producing higher quality coffee by improving his practices and infrastructure.

On the farm the coffee is planted among avocado, banana & citrus trees for shade. During the harvest from May to September the coffee is hand-picked and then pulped on the same day of collection. Here it is left to ferment for 15 hours before then being washed and then dried in a parabolic drier for 8 – 10 days.