A Coffee with a red heart from the fruit to the heavens

Lyquidambar the Natural coffee that defines the profile of Taza from the coffee growing region of Apaneca-Ilamatepec, El Salvador in green and ready to roast.

We explain what you want to know about red-hearted coffee from heaven to cherry

  1. It is a coffee that its cup profile is chocolatey
  2. Its key descriptor in aroma and flavor is prune.
  3. Other descriptors that complete its organoleptic profile are chocolate and nuts.
  4. It is an ideal coffee for extraction in mocha, espresso and capsules.
  5. It has an overall score according to the SCAscale of 86.25 points.
  6. Its acidity is citric with a medium intensity.
  7. It has a medium intensity body
  8. It is a coffee grown in the Dos Océanos coffee geography, in the coffee growing region of El Salvador and in the coffee growing region of Apaneca-Ilamatepec.
  9. It is an Arabica coffee of the Catuaí variety.
  10. It is a coffee that we have processed with the Airmechanical Natural -natural- method, with aerobic fermentation and that we have dried in a mixed way: in the sun in patios and mechanically in drying sheds.
Saco de café verde Lyquidambar de la región de Apaneca-Ilamatepec, en El Salvador
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All the data to be able to evaluate in depth the Apaneca-Ilamatepec coffee with its own name: Lyquidambar.

Lyquidambar Coffee Infographic Technical Data Sheet




Coffee growers and producers


Coffee Districts


Hectares with coffee trees
Vistas a montaña de El Salvador en el atardecer

Coffee from El Salvador: Lyquidambar, a combination of drying techniques for a characteristic flavor result.

Lyquidambar is produced by a collective of coffee growers in the Apaneca-Ilamatepec coffee-growing region of El Salvador.

The collective was born from a family business with more than 100 years of experience in the cultivation, processing and export of one of the best coffees in the country. The main activities of this collective are located in the best coffee growing region of El Salvador: the Apaneca-Ilamatepec region, known for its fantastic soils, microclimates and an optimal environment perfect for coffee growing.

Lyquidambar is a coffee of the Terras range.

Roaster we will briefly explain the advantages of roasting green coffee from the Terras de Mare range Terra Green Coffee

They have: A well-defined cup profile and identified with the coffee region where they are produced – A broad spectrum key descriptor that is easy to recognize and adopt by the consumer – Interannual stability of the cup profile and key descriptor – A roast with minimal variations for a systematized profile – Maximum number of defects 10 per 350 gr – Specialty score by the SCA – Variety of processes and coffee regions in each origin – Unification of 60 kg containers to optimize logistics and handling – Price subject to stock exchange – Availability of contracts by harvest – Exclusive marketing territory.

The Apaneca-Ilamatepec coffee region where we produce our Lyquidambar coffee.

We explain in brief what the coffee growing region of Apaneca-Ilamatepec in El Salvador is like.

  • It has 37 coffee-growing districts
  • The estimated population is 1.26 million inhabitants.
  • Its surface area is 4,289.95 km².
  • Produces 53% of the total coffee in the country
  • 70,881 hectares are cultivated with coffee trees.
  • It ranks 1st as a coffee region in the country
  • More than 9,740 families are engaged in coffee cultivation
  • The altitude of coffee cultivation in the region is between 1,100 and 1,200 meters above sea level.
  • The most harvested varietals are Pacas, Bourbon, Pacamara, Catimores, Casticis, Cuscatleco and Catuaí.
  • The main harvest months are from November to February.
  • Apaneca – Ilamatepec coffee has protected denomination of origin – PDO
Vistas de mercado con personas paseando de la región de Apaneca-Ilamatepec, en el Salvador

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