Please see definition of “estate coffee” below:
“Estate coffees are a specific type of single-origin coffee. They are generally grown on a single farm, which might range in size from a few acres to large plantations occupying many square miles, or a collection of farms which all process their coffee at the same mill” Coffee is cultivated throughout Honduras with vast amounts of hectares (estimated up to 300,000) dedicated to coffee with most plantations in forest regions producing “shade grown coffee” resulting in a rich & robust coffee which enhances the biodiversity. It is estimated that about 500,000 families are directly & indirectly employed in the coffee sector making it an important labor generator having a huge impact on GDP. This emphasizes the not only economical impact of coffee on the country but also the social impact of coffee…
Honduras is in the top ten (10) Arabica producing countries in the world expected to reach 5th place in 2017 as per many international and independent reports, i.e. The World of Coffee 2017 by the Neumann Gruppe
We invite you to taste the excellence of the coffees of “Café de Honduras”; the delicious and distinctive flavors that originate in our country. Café de Honduras is synonymous with its people, rich agricultural tradition and harmony with the diverse environment. Coffee production is a way of life for more than one hundred thousand families 100,000 families who directly participate and benefits from the production of this agricultural product.
The vast majority of coffee produced in Honduras comes from mountainous regions of 210 of the 298 municipalities and 15 of the country’s 18 departments, generating more than one million jobs that generate about 38% of Agricultural GDP. About 48% of the Honduran territory is forest land; mountainous regions, valleys and an unequaled bio-diversity which enhances “Cafe de Honduras”!
The quality of our coffees is the direct result of the combination of the geographic diversity of the country and the meticulous work of our producers throughout the production chain, from the production of small farms to large plantations, the ‘shade grown”, sun dried and benefit the preparation for export.