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Asopep is a very well organized group, located in South Tolima region. It stands out not only by production volumes but its quality and consistency in cup profiles. Some of its members produce unique microlots ranging from 86 – 89 pts.

Asopep producers have an average of 2.5 coffee hectares each one, a wide area of influence in many settlements of the municipality of Planadas.

Lohas Beans works closely with Camilo Enciso, Representative of Asopep, to strengthen their internal control system, training to young cuppers and cup profile improvement through better post harvest practices.

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General information

Location: Planadas – Tolima
Type of Producer: Small Producer Association
Members: 162
Certifications: Organic – Fair Trade
Date of Incorporation: January 2013
Male Members: 138
Female Members: 24
Employees: 11
Main Projects: Children’s ecological group, certification Q-Grader for young cuppers, productive partnerships, organizational strengthening
Beginning of Commercial Relationship: 2015


Main Crop: May – August
Mid Crop: October – February
Annual Production: 835.000 Kg parchment
Varieties: Caturra, Colombia, Típica, Castillo
Altitude: 1650 – 2100 m.a.s.l.
Temperature: 16 – 24ºC
Process: Washed
Drying Process: Sun dried

Cup Profile

Fragrance/Aroma: Floral, caramel, melon, orange
Aftertaste: Nice and prolonged
Sweetness: Medium
Acidity: Bright
Body: Juicy
Balance: Well Balanced
Notes: Complex, fruity
SCAA Score: 84+