Honduras FTO Finca Liquidambar Yellow Honey Process

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Produced by Roberto Rene Gonzalez and milled as a single farm micro-lot ROAS (Cooperative Regional de Agricultores Organicos de la Sierra) where Roberto is a member and the general manger. Roberto and his family own a 37 acre farm called Finca Liquidambar located in the community of Guascotoro within the municipality of of San Jose in the department of La Paz, Honduras. Roberto was one of the first in his community to earn a university degree. After graduating with a degree in business management, Roberto returned home to manage RAOS and to help his family run the coffee farm. The Gonzalez family is currently working to get 19 acres of their farm to be formally recognized as a biological reserve. The goal is for the reserve to become a destination for tourism in the area. Finca Liquidambar provides year round employment to seven people and another 30 during the harvest season. 

 

Grower: Finca Liquidambar - Roberto Gonzalez

Region: Guascotoro, San Jose, La Paz, Honduras

Elevation: 1510 masl

Variety: Bourbon, Catuai, and Pacas

Process: Pulped natural honey and dried inside solar dryers that provide protection from the rain

Certifications: Fair Trade, Organic

Aroma: Smoky, earthy

Flavor: Plum, honeydew, and pear

Body: Lite on the pallet

Finish: Winey