Don Roberto’s farm began to grow coffee in 1928 under the management of siblings Manuel and Romelia Rojas. It was at the forefront of coffee growing in the region. Many of the local farmers experienced the individuality of the cup and changed their crops from sugar. The region famous for producing speciality coffee. Don Roberto bought the farm, as he fell in love with the pure air, crystal waters, and breath-taking slopes of San Marcos de Tarrazu. Because of this, he pioneered the further growth of the region’s coffee production and even donated some of his farm to locals. Costa Rica Amapola is now a speciality coffee and claims high cupping scores of 84+ regularly.