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El Bombo association is located in Huila state, city of Pitalito. Producers farms are located in Laguna del Bombo, La Laguna, El Paraíso, El Porvenir, Alto Planes, Laguna Verde and Laguna Chiquita small villages.

Their work team is small and unique, they have managed union values in the group to link 95 producers to be able to market their coffee. These trails comprise a geographical diversity that is not seen in another area of Colombia, dry and hot weather while cool and humid.

These coffee growers are families of small producers dedicated 100% to the traditional coffee culture.

Aipecito is an asociation that has gone through many obstacles related to the influence of armed groups in Colombia and financial debts. These facts have diminished their growth and commercialization since 2014. In spite of all this events, they continue improving and want a fair price to sell their coffee and build drying tools in order to improve coffee preservation.  Farms members are in Huila, small areas of Aipecito,  Esmeralda y Chapinero mountainous areas, rich in water and native trees.

General Information

Name: El Bombo
Location: Pitalito- Huila
Type of Producer: Producer Association

Members: 95
Certifications: Organic (ORG), Fair Trade
Beginning of Commercial Relationship: 2017


Crop: April – August
Annual Production: 625.000 Kg parchment
Varieties: Caturra, Castillo, Colombia
Altitude: 1.500 -2.000 m.a.s.l.
Temperature: 17- 25 °C
Process: Washed
Drying Process: Naturally Sun Dried and Mechanical method

Cup Profile

Fragrance/Aroma: White Chocolate , fruits, cítric, spiced
Aftertaste: Enhancing aftertaste, long aftertaste
Acidity: Citrus, bright, lemon
Body: creamy
Notes: White chocolate, fruits
SCAA Score: 85- 87