Jesús Aguirre Panamá was the first owner of this farm, which he acquired during the year 1874. He started planting sugarcane to produce crystallized sugar known as "panela" (brown sugar loaf), corn, beans, and tobacco. Around 1900 he started the planting and production of COFFEE, and called the farm EL INJERTO, as ‘injerto’ is the name of a fruit native to the area.
At present the farm is managed by the third and fourth generations of the Aguirre family, who have worked the farm since 1956, when production was approximately three hundred (300) hwts. of parchment coffee. Now they continue working with the same mission, to produce specialty coffee; maintaining agricultural practices friendly to the environment and focusing in entrepreneurial social responsibility to achieve a new farm management manner, economically viable for all parties involved.
The vision of El Injerto is to become a denomination coffee of known origin, of which the final consumer knows who produces the same, where it is produced, and how it is processed. Thus coffee lovers all over the world are educated so they may know the difference among different varieties, qualities, regions, and processes around the world, since good coffee is a beverage as exotic, complex, and exciting as wine.