Hill Berry Estate – A 4th Gen coffee planter carrying out the legacy of my family business which started from the 1950’s. Our bio diverse estate has been home to multiple species of animals and birds.
We believe in Co existence. Presence of Wild trees like the Ficus,Black Plum, Artocarpus, Teak and more because of which, there resides over 200+ species of birds( like the long tail drongo’s, Hornbills,Kingfishers,Woodpeckers peacocks and more) and home to lot of animals like the Mighty Elephants , Bisons,Monkeys, Sambhars,Civet cats and presence of a whole lot of reptile species.
Yes, we co exist with all these species by providing them all necessities for their livelihood and we save our plantations of its rich bio diversity.
Sustainability matters – yes we don’t just nurture and grow coffee.
We also grow multiple crops like the Black Pepper, Cardamom ,Vanilla, Arecanut and more under the shade of these same trees, making it a more sustainable way of agriculture.
Species grown: Robusta (70%), Arabica (30%)
Varietals grown: Arabica [Sl No 6, Chandragiri, Catimore], Robusta [Old Peradania(popularly known as old robusta) and CxR]
Harvest Season (combined): December to March
Inter crops: Black Pepper, Vanilla, Arecanut, Cardamom