José Miguel Cruz Berrocales

Farm Name: Finca Cruz

City: Sabana Grande

José M. Cruz Berrocales is dedicated to the coffee industry. Their farm is developing new kinds of coffee while keeping environmental preservation a priority. José is currently seeking a way to make solar coffee dryer and intends to use their funds to build a structure where the coffee collected from the farm is brought, either pulped or naturally, to dry and then stacked. This structure would be a place made of metal and other materials, closed so that it obtains heat during the day. If there is no electricity, the operations of Finca Cruz will not be affected. This practice of drying in the sun will allow for higher quality coffee in the cup, reducing the cost of the process and its availability for people regardless of whether there is electricity at the time.

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