This coffee is sweet with a smooth mouthfeel. It carries flavors of toffee and cocoa and has a clean finish.
Asociación de Productores de Café Diferenciados y Especiales de Guatemala (ASPROCDEGUA), the producing organization that this coffee was purchased from, has 664 contributing members, 394 of whom have organic certification. The producing members own small farms, an average of 2 hectares each, on which they plant coffee as well as other crops for diversification, including bananas, citrus fruit like oranges and lemons, avocado, guava, and cassava. The organization offers its members access to technical assistance and routinely provides services such as soil analysis, test farms, and social projects based on food security, education, and nutrition.
The smallholders of ASPROCDEGUA are from several different municipalities within the area, including San Marcos, Cuilco, Colotenango, Santa Bárbara, San Sebastián Huehuetenango, Sipacapa, San Antonio Huisa, Cantinil Union, San Pedro Necta, Todos Santos, and Concepción Huista.
Cuilco, Colotenango, Santa Bárbara, San Sebastián Huehuetenango, Sipacapa, San Antonio Huista, Unión Cantinil, San Pedro Necta, Todos Santos, Concepción Huista, Sam Marcos
Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai, Pache
Altitude: 1600 - 22009 masl
Various smallholder farmers
Importer: Cafe Imports