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Finca Santa Teresa is a boutique, high altitude coffee farm located in Santa Clara of Chiriquí Province, in Panama - an area renowned for its unique and exceptional coffees. The famr is located at latitude 1.08991, longitude 2.77899, and is close to the township of Volcan. Finca Santa Teresa was established by the local Berard family in 1997. In 2012, it was acquired by Toby Smith and Andre Wierzbicki who have expanded the operations and scale, while keeping in mind quality as well as social and environmental sustainability. This has included the construction of new raised drying beds, additional planting of coffee, improvements to employee housing, and even the development of a new school on the farm. The farm is a multi-award winner in the Best of Panama competition and its coffees are used by some of the finest baristas in competitions globally. In 2014, Finca Santa Teresa became UTZ Certified, a European standard that ensures best practice in all aspects of farm practice. FST is the only Farm in Panama with this certification.