Continue reading the incredible story of our partner farmer, Antonio Ponce Bautista, in Fresh Cup Magazine:
In the fourth installment of this five-part series, big things are happening. Toñito's coffee is processed, roasted, and then cupped (evaluated at IHCAFE - the Instituto Hondureño del Café). His coffee receives very positive feedback and is selected to compete for the Honduran Cup of Excellence and SCAA's Coffee of the Year. Additionally, it is roasted and used by Josh Longsdorf, of Detroit's Anthology Coffee, at the North Central Barista Championship in Chicago.
However, Toñito's plans to export his specialty-grade coffee to the States are threatened by rain, road conditions, and other factors. Click here read more about this precarious journey...
For an introduction to the series, watch this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0O0tjK3k8E