Angelica Olave Quintero is the daughter of cacao producers, but her heart has always drawn her to coffee. In 2015 Angelica began supporting the coffee producers of Asopap and has now become an integral part of the coffee association's family.
Diana Maria Donde Ipuz lives in Planadas, Tolima with her husband and 2 children. She joined Asopap a few years ago and quickly became a model for her fellow coffee producers. Diana has developed a reputation for her high quality coffee and is committed to constantly improving. We have recently been experimenting with lot separation and prolonged fermentations and the results have been outstanding.
Emanuel Avilez Vegas is a young coffee producer from Planadas, Tolima. He helps his 2 brothers, mother, and father manage their family coffee farm - El Triángulo. Emanuel studies coffee roasting, cupping, and implements innovative and experimental processing techniques on their farm. He is a true leader for the next generation of coffee producers and we are honored to be his friend and partner!
Franco Alexis Garzon lives on his family farm where he has installed coffee drying beds on the roof, a way to keep his coffee close to home. As one of the more experienced coffee producers in Asopap, many of the other members look up to Don Franco for advice and direction. Don Franco is proud to say his 2 children have joined Aospap and follow in his path.
Gilberto Chaves Mendoza is a second generation member and farmer at Asopap. He works alongside his father Don Luis Matilde Chavez. Gilberto is know by his peers for being honest and responsible, so it comes as no surprise that he was elected to be Asopap's Treasurer.
Yinyini Avilez Tabera is another all star member of Asopap. He also lives in Planadas with his wife, 2 children, and his pet parrot and dog on their farm La Estrella. Yinyini is well known within Asopap for producing high quality natural coffees and for his easy going and fun loving personality. Yinyini also loves playing soccer, and he participated for years in a nationwide soccer league for coffee producers.