El Salvador

Fernando Felipe Alfaro Castaneda


What does coffee mean to you and your country?

For us, coffee is away of life. We are a company completely dedicated to coffee farming, with shareholders that are the fourth generation of  families producing special coffee in El Salvador.

What is your favorite place in your country?

My favorite place in El Salvador is Concepcion de Ataco.

What is your history with illycaffè?

We have been selling our coffee to illycaffe annually for more than eight years. illycaffe is a quality standard and being an illy supplier is a real pride for us.


How does the perfect coffee grow?

The perfect coffee grows with ideal weather conditions, good height and sun/shade regulation, proper nutrition, good pest control management and a lot of devotion at harvest time.

How do you drink coffee?

I usually drink black coffee prepared in French press.