Nicaragua Finca La BendicionContrabean Roasting Company
A new offering from Green Haven Imports!
Floral aroma. Sweet with dark chocolate and berries. Medium body. Well Balanced. Medium body. Well balanced.
Luis Alberto Balladarez is a name synonymous with excellence in the specialty coffee industry. His coffees have consistently placed in the upper tier of the Cup of Excellence competitions in Nicaragua. Over the course of the last decade, Luis has been honing his skills and furthering his knowledge in specialty coffee practices, enabling him to continue producing high quality coffee offerings year after year. His constant experimentation with natural and honey processes have made him a renowned and noteworthy contributor to specialty Nicaraguan coffees and made him a reputable and respected figurehead in the country.
This year Luis’ coffee mill, Las Segovias has provided Green Haven with the processing and exporting services. The care and meticulous attention to detail provided by the entire staff at the mill is apparent in the exceptional work done to ensure that our imported coffee lots have arrived as true zero defect coffees. Las Segovias is managed under Luis’ watchful and diligent eye.
Green Haven Imports is a boutique importer of excellent Nicaraguan micro-lot coffees, sourced from some of the finest growers and cultivators in the country. Green Haven’s portfolio includes Cup of Excellence finalists and award-winners, as well as artisans whose relentless pursuit of enhanced cup quality continues to lead to better, more responsible techniques for growing and processing. Jamie takes pride in his direct-trade relationships with these artisans, and is active in his support of ethical and transparent cultivation techniques, as well as fair labour practices.