Yesid Castañeda cultivates coffee on his farm, Finca Las Delicias in Santa Maria, Huila. He is dedicated to continuing his education and improving the quality of his coffee and is constantly learning new skills,he selectively handpicks cherries and lays them to sundry. He rakes the cherries frequently to ensure even drying.
Castillo is a Colombian variety that was developed in 2005 by Cenicafe, the research arm of the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation. Castillo resulted from cross-fertilization between Caturra (the male parent) and a hybrid of Timor (the female parent). It also produces high yields which makes it a superb choice for producers.