Elkin and Diana: caretakers of the La Gabriela farm

caretaker coffee farm

La Gabriela is the oldest farm in our company, it has more than 100 years of coffee tradition and different families have passed through it, dedicated to collecting coffee and welcoming those who visit it with the best smile. La Gabriela is located between 1,300 and 1,600 meters above sea level. A 29.5-hectare farm, surrounded […]

Soil health in coffee cultivation

Farmer in a coffee crop

Soil health is the key to achieving quality coffee. Today, we will teach you our secret to achieving the expectations from the market, while we carry out sustainable agriculture in our coffee crops. Have you heard about mountain microorganisms? Belong to 4 groups: fungi, bacteria, actinomycetes, and yeasts. Their function is to break down organic […]

Sustainable coffee farms in Cafelumbus

COFFE FARMER

Sustainable coffee farms are concerned that sustainability is transversal, that is, not only in the cultivation and production processes or the relationship with the environment but also in the social aspect. When buying the coffee, Do you wonder what conditions the farmers who picked work in? Some brands won’t tell you, but we will, because […]

Exotic varieties of coffee, the commitment of Cafelumbus

exotic variety of coffee

The exotic varieties of coffee were the answer we found 4 years ago to produce a very high-quality coffee and offer our clients varieties that are different from the traditional ones. In our coffee laboratory, we began to look for new options with more complex cup profiles, moving away a bit from the traditional Colombian […]

Regenerative agriculture and specialty coffee

Regenerative agriculture is our ally in the production of specialty coffee because the coffee industry has been changing and we are changing with it, which is why we seek to guarantee quality coffee not only for the present but also for the future. Although we have been working on our farms for several years under […]

COFFEE FARMERS AND EXPORTERS AFFECTED BY WEEKS OF PROTESTS IN COLOMBIA

More than two months have passed since the Colombian citizens began to protest against a tax reform – a reform that affected the middle and lower classes by increasing taxes to basic food items – proposed by President Ivan Duque to aid the financial impact that the pandemic created in the economy of the country. […]

HOW A COFFEE EXPEDITION MAKE AN IMPACT IN YOUR BUSINESS.

If you are looking for an experience that lets you know and be part of the coffee process, our farmers, farms and all the elements, people and small things that are involved in the coffee that you want to have in your hands. The coffee expedition is the encounter to complement your coffee background.  Austin […]

Modesta From Paulig Coffee

    Although  I have been working in the coffee industry for the last 8 years, this was the first time visiting specialty coffee farms. I was surprised at how important the specialty coffee growing and processing stages are. So many steps and quality standards, as picking only ripe and healthy coffee cherries, following appropriate growing […]

Five dangers of the origin trip in Colombia

Coming on the origin trip to visit our coffee plantations can be very challenging and even dangerous trip! Are you impatiently waiting to know why? Keep reading then! After few hours the dangers might start creeping up on you. Previous visitors want to warn you that according to them the biggest five dangers are: you […]