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B.O.P's Victory Army - Elida Estate
Wilford Lamastus – Honorary Chairman of B.O.P (Best of Panama), the World’s Most Sacred Coffee Competition, is also the owner of Elida Coffee Farm (Elida), such a coffee master, the taste of coffee grown is of course extraordinary.
Elida Manor with unique conditions is one of the highest coffee manor in Panama, with an elevation of 1700-1920 meters.
Elida Manor is located at the intersection of the cold air in the north and the warm Atlantic Ocean in the south, and the fertile volcanic soil provides sufficient nutrients for coffee, and some areas are designated as national park reserves, all trees are strictly prohibited from cutting down, creating excellent natural ecological conditions.
The owner of Elida Manor told us that in order to stabilize the quality of coffee, a processing plant covering an area of 400 ping was set up. Even if it rains lightly outside, there are drying equipment indoors to overcome the shortcomings of the weather, so the coffee produced every year. Being able to get the winning batch of Panama also makes the British royal family quite fond of it.
Wilford shares that the ability to produce superior quality super specialty coffee is due to the following innate advantages:
1. Fertile volcanic soil makes
2. Microclimate weather changes
3. High altitude planting environment
4. Excellent virgin forest
5. Very characteristic micro batches