FAUSTO ROMO SIDRA
Single Origin Coffee:
FAUSTO ROMO SIDRA
Our coffees are roasted weekly and fulfilled after roasting to ensure optimal freshness and flavour. Cut-off for all orders is at 9am on Tuesday mornings. Orders completed after this time will be shipped the following week.
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- PRODUCER: Fausto Romo
- FARM: Finca Carolina
- REGION: Pinchincha
- ORIGIN: Ecuador
- ALTITUDE: 1,300m
- VARIETIES: Sidra
- PROCESS: Washed
- FLAVOURS: Apple cider, Bosc pear, black tea
Fausto Romo owns the 6-hectare farm Finca Carolina, where there are 3 hectares of coffee planted.
The coffee is picked ripe and de-pulped the same day, then fermented dry for 16 hours. The coffee is washed about five times to remove all the mucilage, and dried on rooftop for 15–18 days.
For a long time most of Ecuador’s coffee production was for commodity grade export or the production of soluble coffees (freeze dried coffee). Only in the last few years has the potential of the country’s coffee production been really explored.
A northern border with Colombia and southern with Peru means Ecuador shares an ideal climate and geography for high quality coffee production. The country’s elevation ranges from sea level all the way up to over 2,000 meters, which represents a great level of variance of both terrain and climate.
These factors, along with the Ecuador’s location on the equator, provide a unique set of challenges for coffee growers.
We don't carry coffees from Ecuador often, but when we get our hands on lots with exceptional quality, we're delighted. Looking ahead, we would like to continue buying from progressive Ecuadorian producers like Fausto Romo to share their coffee with you.