Janson Lot 177

Currently feature at our Gilbert Location, we are honored to serve hour customers this rare and excellent wash-processed Panama Geisha from Janson Farms.


Sustainable Farm Practices:

  • Janson farms are meticulously managed in lots to ensure traceability and quality control.
  • They maintain a balance of nutrients in the soil without using pesticides or herbicides.
  • The farms have beehives close to coffee plantations for collecting honey from Geisha coffee flowers.
  • Native tree seeds are collected and raised in their nursery for reforestation and protection of natural water springs.
  • The farms are equipped with 400 solar panels, utilize excess matter from processing as fuel or fertilizer, and have an ongoing recycling program.
  • They provide housing and preventive medical care for their collaborators and workers.

Community and Worker Support:

  • The Janson Farm offers a children's daycare center and educational support for children and adults.
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, they built a facility to provide living quarters and medical care for their workers.
  • The farms focus on addressing the needs of their collaborators and workers to ensure their well-being.

Coffee Processing:

  • The coffee harvest season at Janson farms runs from December to mid-April.
  • They encourage workers to pick only ripe cherries and transport them in plastic crates to preserve the cherries' quality.
  • The cherries are selected for quality at the processing plant.
  • The coffee goes through a careful fermentation process and various drying methods to ensure the best quality.

Additional Information:

  • Janson Coffee has two farms located on the Talamanca Mountain Range, known for its special microclimate conditions that contribute to high-quality specialty coffee.
  • The farms have a rich natural environment with areas serving as barriers to protect the plantation and support diverse wildlife.
  • They have their own nursery for carefully selecting and planting coffee seeds.
  • Janson Coffee was founded in 1990 by the Janson family and continues as a family-owned business, spanning three generations.

Coffee Details:

  • Variety: Geisha
  • Price paid per kilogram: $110.00 USD FOB
  • Process: Washed
  • Total purchased: 25kg
  • Harvest date: February 8th, 2023
  • Drying process: 3 days on the patio, 10 days on African beds, resulting in 9.3% moisture content.
  • Altitude: 1350 - 1400 masl
  • Region: Volcán, Chiriquí, Panama
  • Rainfall: 1000 mm/year
  • Humidity: 75%
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