Terras : Organic

Ika-Hau

A coffee combed by mist of pure gold.

Ika-Hau the washed coffee that defines the profile of Taza from the coffee growing region of Intibucá, Honduras, green and ready to roast.

We explain what you want to know about coffee from mists combed with pure gold.

  1. It is a coffee that its cup profile is chocolatey
  2. Its key descriptor in aroma and flavor is stone fruit.
  3. Other descriptors that complete its organoleptic profile are the enzymatic and caramel ones
  4. It is an ideal coffee for espresso and mocha extraction.
  5. It has an overall score according to the SCA scale of 82 points.
  6. Its acidity is citric and its intensity is high.
  7. It has a medium intensity body and is oily to the touch.
  8. It is a coffee that is cultivated in the Dos Océanos coffee geography, in the coffee origin Honduras and in the coffee growing region of Intibucá.
  9. It is an Arabica coffee and a blend of Catuaí, IHCAFE 90, Lempira, Parainema and Typica.
  10. 10- It is a coffee that we have processed with the Traditional Washed method -washed and fermented-, with an aerobic fermentation and that we have dried in the sun in patios.
Saco de café verde Ika-Hau de la región de Opalaca, en Honduras

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Process

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Coffee growers and producers

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Coffee Districts

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Hectares with coffee trees
Caficulturores de Honduras trabajando en la cosecha del café

We explain the how and why of the coffee growers and producers of Ika-Hau coffee.

Ika-Hau is produced by a cooperative of coffee growers in the Intibucá coffee-growing region of Honduras.

The Cooperative is an organization of small coffee producers founded in 1991 and located in the Cordillera de Montecillos Region, Otatala, Masaguara, Intibucá, Honduras. Their specialty is organic and fair trade coffees. They are Biolatina and FLO-Cert (Fairtrade) certified and have a production capacity of 17,000 quintals. It offers the services of wet and dry coffee processing, negotiation of fair/organic market sales, financial support to the member and training.

Ika-Hau is an organic coffee from 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 coffee region where we produce our Ika-Hau coffee

We explain in brief what the coffee growing region of Intibucá in Honduras is like.

  • It has 13 coffee-growing districts
  • The estimated population is 232,509 inhabitants.
  • Its surface area is 3,123 km².
  • Produces 6.06% of the country’s total coffee production
  • 15,514.47 hectares are cultivated with coffee trees.
  • It occupies 8th place as the country’s coffee growing region
  • More than 5,927 families are engaged in coffee cultivation
  • The altitude of coffee cultivation in the region isbetween 1,000 and 1,500 meters above sea level.
  • The most commonly harvested varietals are Borbón, Catuaí, Lempira and Typica.
  • Harvest months are from November to March.
Vistas a montaña y río de la región cafetera de Copán

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