La Luz, which means light in spanish, is a very special member of Mercon’s Premium Estates. Nestled in a sumptuous valley, this property is part of the small community of Samulali, just 20 minutes away from the city of Matagalpa in Nicaragua. This farm’s coffee plantation extends over 110 hectares of land of catimor, catuai and caturra varieties. Annually, La Luz produces an average of 3,400 bags of 60 kg. La Luz has an important impact in its community. It provides employment to more than 100 permanent employees all year round. During this crop season this number increased to 600 temporary employees from neighboring areas.