Graciano Cruz, El Salvador
Graciano Cruz is a pioneering agronomist from Panama who has championed the coffee movement through eco-friendly processing methods. His world famous Honey and Natural coffees undergo waterless processing and are sun-dried on African beds throughout Central America, as well as Ethiopia and Taiwan. He is also the owner of two organic certified farms in the highlands of Boquete, Panama.
Graciano was born and raised in Boquete, Panama, he graduated from the Escuela Agricola Panamericana Zamorano in Agronomics, Graciano is also a MBA graduate from INCAE, certified Q Grader, director of many coffee development projects, father of two sons and surfer.
He is currently spending most of his time in El Salvador & Panama, overseeing his HiU microlot coffee farms projects. Innovating and research are an important part of the whole HiU Coffee Development with new projections to new origins and markets.