Arley Calderón

Farm: Villa Betulia / Origin: Acevedo, Huila.

Arley Calderón is a young grower, he is a second-generation coffee grower born in Acevedo, Huila. He and his father Luis Anibal Calderon own Villa Betulia. Their farm is 20 hectares in size and is located at 1600 m.a.s.l in Acevedo, Huila. Luis Anibal purchased Villa Betulia in 2005.

Arley was taught how to produce coffee from his father from a very young age. He has also taken processing courses and is visiting other processing centers to better understand how to create new processes and innovate in the specialty coffee industry.

Today, Arley and his family produce some amazing exotic varieties such as Pink Bourbon, Gesha, Papayo, and Ombligon, among many others. Cofinet offers guidance on processing methods and ways to improve the final cup quality.

Arley is constantly learning and takes advantage of the quality lab they have built to better understander their coffees!