Meet the Producer! Omar Rodríguez of COCAFCAL in Honduras

Posted: October 8, 2016

Guatemala_Honduras_2016_285Join us Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 @ 7pm as we welcome Omar Rodríguez, general manager of Cooperativa Cafetalera Capucas Limitada (COCAFCAL) cooperative in Honduras.

In celebration of Sr. Rodríguez’s visit as well as National Fair Trade Month, we are hosting a public reception in the Back Room at Colectivo Prospect with samples of our Honduras Capucas Seasonal – Organic/Fair Trade coffee and traditional Honduran food such as baleadas.

Other special guests include Brooke McNeill of Atlas Coffee Importers and Parker Townley of Fair Trade USA. Plus we’ll debut a video documenting Colectivo’s trip to Capucas, Honduras in March of 2016. We hope you can make it!

Free to attend & open to the public. Cash bar.
The Back Room at Colectivo Prospect is at 2211 N. Prospect Ave.

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Honduras Capucas

ABOUT THE COFFEE, available October 3: Each year Cooperativa Cafetalera Capucas Limitada (COCAFCAL), one of the best-known producer groups in Honduras, invites roasters and importers from around the world to judge its “Te Van a Conocer Compa!” coffee competition. Colectivo first participated in 2009 and was excited to return again in March 2016 to taste micro-lots submitted by COCAFCAL members. Cooperative General Manager Omar Rodriguez Romero uses the event as a means of improving production methods, building relationships, and elevating coffee quality. After cupping more than 100 flights, we purchased our highest-scoring lots to bring you this limited seasonal offering. Honduras Capucas has a dense, chocolatey body with notes of gala apple, lemon-lime, and red plum. Enjoy!

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