Copan Trade imports green coffee beans directly from Nicaragua. Nicaragua is slightly smaller than the state of New York and exported over 1.3 million 60KG bags of coffee between October 2012 and June 2013. Nicaragua is located between Costa Rica and Honduras falling within the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn. Due to its location, Nicaragua has an ideal climate for coffee farming. Its various micro-climates create diversity in its coffee’s cupping characteristics.