Directly from individual producers
San Marcos, Ocotepeque
Catuai, Caturra, Lempira, IH90 and Bourbon
December to March
Wet Mill Process:
Solar Dryers and Patios
Cup Score Range:
83.0 – 84.0
San Marcos is located in Ocotepeque which sits on the border with Guatemala and El Salvador. It lies between the Güisayote Biological Reserve and Celaque National Park.
Güisayote Biological Reserve is covered by a thick cloud forest, the highest peak of the mountain reach 2,310 m.a.s.l. Celaque National park has Honduras’ tallest peak, called Pico Celaque, which reaches approximately 2,870 m.a.s.l
All this creates a micro weather which has an impact on the cup profile, with a citric, and tangerine acidity, round and well- balanced body with a sustained aftertaste that altogether turns into a highly pleasant beverage.
Its main economic activities are agricultural, including coffee, corn, cabbage, sugar cane, and onions. Due to its favorable location just, a few kilometers away from the border with El Salvador as well as the border with Guatemala.