Finca Vista Hermosa 2018

Finca Vista Hermosa is a coffee farm situated in Guatemala. It is owned by Edwin and Don Edwin Martinez. Finca Vista Hermosa was our first Direct Trade farm. It is exciting to say, that we now have worked together for ten years. The work that Edwin Martinez and Don Edwin Martinez put into Finca Vista […]

Bolivia 2017

Last year I went to Bolivia for the first time and were very impressed by the nature, culture and people in general, but also the quality of their coffees impressed me. The exported coffee volume is falling at a speed, that if the data for the last years according to the International Coffee Organisation is […]

Finca Vista Hermosa 2017

For a long time I (Peter Dupont) have wished to have a talk with Felipe Martinez, who is the grand father of Edwin Martinez from Finca Vista Hermosa. Felipe Martinez started Finca Vista Hermosa in the 1950’ies Monday 22rd of May 2017, I got that chance. We sad down and talked for an hour about […]

Bolivia 2016

Traveling to Bolivia in 2016 was one of the most amazing coffee experiences I’ve ever had in a long time. The combination of extremely high coffee quality, organic farming principles, and the deep and authentic Bolivian culture weaved together a beautiful coffee experience. We can’t wait to bring this experience to you guys here in […]

Ethiopia November 2015

On the 22nd of November 2015 Casper and I (Peter Dupont) went to Ethiopia. While Casper has been there the last five years, this was my first time since 2007. I looked very much forward to coming back to Ethiopia, since it is definitely one of the coffee producing countries that intrigue me the most. […]

Coffee prices

Vi er glade for at se, at der er kommet gang i debatten om, hvad der betales til kaffebønderne. Her er en oversigt over, hvad vi har betalt for de kaffer, vi har på hylderne lige nu.   We are happy to see, that there has been some debate about payment to the farmers in […]

Guatemala 2015

Two days before my arrival in Guatemala, I got an email from Edwin Martinez (the owner of Finca Vista Hermosa). He wrote that Coffee Leaf Rust had hit them extremely hard this year and they expected to harvest only 10% of what they did 2-3 years ago. When our bar manager at Torvehallerne, Rasmus Gamrath, and I visited […]