OUR PRODUCERS

Cofinet represents and supports a large number of Colombian Specialty coffee growers. Our aim is to encourage direct relationships between our farmers at origin and roasters around the world. We pride ourselves on creating sustainable, ethical and long-term relationships. In this section, you will learn about the land and coffee growers you purchased coffee

Atilano Giraldo

Atilano is a third-generation coffee grower. His Father was originally from the Antioquia Department and ended up in the Quindio region in the 1950s cultivating coffee and working in the

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Nectario Zuñiga

Nectario Zuñiga has been growing coffee since 1982. He owns El Atico and El Oasis both located at 1600 m.a.s.l in Gaitania, Tolima. On his farms, he grows traditional Colombian

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Wbeimar Lasso

Wbeimar Lasso is an agro-industrial engineer and coffee grower from Pitalito Huila, who has been in love with coffee since he was a child. Wbeimar won the National Cup Tasters

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Alberto Ramos Pecupaque

Alberto is a member of the Nasa Wesh indigenous community. He owns La Cumbre, a 5-hectare farm located at 1,800 m.a.s.l in Gaitania, Tolima. He lives with his wife who

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Nazario Realpe

Nazario Realpe is a traditional coffee farmer. He owns El Trapiche, a farm located at 1850 m.a.s.l in La Unión, Nariño. The mountainous characteristics makes this region suitable to grow

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Marcela Castellanos

Marcela was a doctor from Bogotá. She got married to Jaime Virgilio, also a Doctor, but based in Quindío so she moved to Armenia in 2005. In Quindío, Marcela fell

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Nelson Hurtado

Nelson is a second-generation passionate and quality-driven coffee producer. He was born in Argelia, Antioquia but as a young man Nelson moved around Colombia working in coffee farms before establishing

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Javier Rubio

Javier Rubio is from a traditional coffee farming family in Casanare, Colombia, and has been involved in coffee for as long as he can remember. He owns the farm El

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Wilder Lasso

Wilder Lasso was born in a traditional coffee farming family in San Adolfo, Huila. At a very young age, Wilder left San Adolfo to become a veterinarian and went on

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Diofanor Ruiz

Diofanor Ruiz was born into a traditional family of coffee farmers and was heavily involved on the farm from a young age. Don Diofanor decided to continue with coffee and

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Leonid Ramirez

Leonid was born in a traditional coffee farming family. He owns the farm Cortina de Hierro farm which is 4 hectares in size and is located at 1900 m.a.s.l in

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Cesar Buesaquillo

Cesar Buesaquillo was born into a traditional coffee farming family. He owns the farm La Esmeralda which is 6-hectares in size and is located at 1800 m.a.s.l in Buenavista, Quindio.

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Felipe Arcila

Felipe Arcila is one of the co-founders of Cofinet along with his brother Carlos Arcila. They are the 4th generation of coffee growers. Their father, Jairo Arcila, is a third-generation

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Jairo Arcila

Jairo Arcila is a third-generation coffee grower from Quindio, Colombia. He is married to Luz Helena Salazar and they have two children together, Carlos and Felipe Arcila, who are the

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Luzmila González

Doña Luzmila is a dedicated first-generation coffee farmer and has been producing coffee since 2008 with the support of her husband Eider. Luzmila owns two farms in Gaitania, Tolima. The

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Rafael Amaya

Rafael Amaya has been involved in coffee all his life. He started out working as a picker across a number of farms before then gaining experience in the processing of

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Norbey Quimbayo

Don Norbey is a coffee producer from Acevedo Huila. He, along with his wife and two children, own and run the farm La Esmeralda. This farm is 12 hectares in

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Luis Anibal Calderon

Luis Anibal is a second-generation coffee grower born in Acevedo, Huila. When he turned 15, his father gifted him a small portion of land from which he was able to

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Nubia Loaiza

Doña Nubia Loaiza comes from a traditional coffee farming family. Doña Nubia’s farm, Santa Fé, is 37 hectares in size and is located at 1850 m.a.s.l. in Pijao, Quindio. On

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Sebastián Gomez

Sebastian Gomez comes from a traditional coffee family.  He along with his father owns La Divisa Farm, a 13-hectare farm, located at 1.700, in Circasia, Quindío. On the farm, they

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Carlos Arcila

Carlos Arcila is a third-generation coffee farmer, he was born in a traditional coffee family from Quindio. Since he was a child, he was part of the family business helping

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Luz Helena Salazar

Luz Helena grew up in Armenia and has been producing coffee for the last 20 years. She owns Maracay, an 8-hectare farm located at 1450 m.a.s.l, in Armenia Quindio. Luz

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Arturo Arango

Arturo Arango is a young coffee farmer who has been producing coffees since 2015. He bought El Paraiso a 25 hectares farm located at 1300 m.a.s.l. in Barcelona, Quindío. When

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Arley Calderón

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

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