The spectacular landscapes, the diverse fauna and flora and the exquisite seafood are not the only jewels of the Galapagos Islands, This island region hides a treasure full of aroma, flavor and texture totally unmatched, the Galapagos coffee!
Visitors comment that it is an aroma full of charm, this local coffee is wonderful thanks to the geographical condition of the islands and that make it high quality grain. Its aroma is intense and permanent, some with fruity notes.
The coffee and unique in its production is of strong acidity accompanied by a bitter touch that enchants everyone who tries it. Just imagine enjoying an exquisite cup of coffee while watching the paradise of the islands.
The island of San Cristóbal and Santa Cruz are one of the main producers of grain. Among the varieties obtained are: Catimor, Catuai, Caturra, Villalobos, Sarchimor, Typica, San Salvador and Bourbon.
If you wonder how did coffee reach the islands? According to the Ministry of Tourism in 1879 when Manuel J. Cobos, the first colonizer of San Cristóbal Island, established himself, he dedicated his time to the cultivation of coffee and sugar cane.
Diana Ramírez R.
Images: El productor
September 6, 2019
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