Producer: Marco Sabillon
Origin: Santa Barbara, Honduras
Elevation: 1350 masl
We taste notes of tangerine, nutmeg, pineapple, and caramel in this coffee.
$16.75 (12oz / 340g), Whole Bean Coffee
While history and tradition are the foundations of some of the best coffees in the world, sometimes it takes a young producer with a willingness to take chances and experiment to cultivate something really special. Hailing from a long line of coffee farmers, Marco Tulio Sabillon began producing coffee in 2006 when he and his brother purchased their own farm in the Santa Barbara region of Honduras.
After years of hard work and carefully laying the foundations for truly special coffee, the Sabillon brothers produced their first specialty-grade harvest in 2018. Marco says that the key part of producing great coffee is staying on top of all the different management tasks and making sure that everything is done on time. He and his brother do most of the work on the farm, occasionally hiring extra help during harvests. Both Marco and his brother look forward to producing more specialty coffee in the future, and are excited to continue improving their farm.