Chiriqui Province Specialty Coffee is one of the top quality coffees in this region. This farm Finca Don Vicente mainly grows Bourbon and Caturra varietals.… Read More »Chiriqui Province Specialty Coffee and Farms
I have visited many places in Latin America and still need to visit many more. Coffee farms Chiriqui Panama are located near the border of Costa Rica in Chiriqui. It takes about 3 hours to reach this city by car driving from Panama City, Panama.
Coffee production first sprang up in Panama in the early 1900s. At that time, though, there was wild coffee throughout the Pacific Ocean side of Panama. It was the Boquete Valley that stood up to lead the burgeoning industry. Pioneering arabica coffee, which the International Coffee Organization today recognizes as some of the highest quality in the world. Panama honey processed coffee is one of the preferred by many coffee lovers due to its caramel and dark chocolate notes.
This farm grows mainly Caturra, Bourbon and some Geisha coffee varieties. There are some old Bourbon coffee plants that still produce great quality coffee cherries. These plants are over 10 years old and harvest once a year. Coffee farms Chiriqui Panama are situated around the same region, but I had the pleasure to visit my friends farm Finca Don Vicente. This is a family owned farm which has been running for generations.Read More »Latin America Coffee Farms in Chiriqui Panama
I will be posting more coffee farm pictures during this week about coffee farms I have visited in Latin America. This post its only part… Read More »Coffee Farm Pictures in Chiriqui, Panama
The architecture in Panama City in Panama is outstanding. I did not know this cool city has so many modern skyscrapers and super modern architecture.… Read More »Panama City, Panama Modern Architecture
Although the population of Panama is only 4 million, those 4 million people inhabit an area of just 29,000 square miles, making Panama one of… Read More »Panama Coffee and Brief Country History
Latin America consists of nineteen sovereign states and several territories and dependencies which cover an area that stretches from the northern border of Mexico to… Read More »Latin America History and Coffee Origins