Origin Information

Grower
Asociación Cooperativa Agropecuaria de Participación Real San Rafael de R.L. (ACAPARSAR)
Variety
Bourbon, Pacas
Region
Juayúa, Sonsonate, El Salvador
Harvest
November - January
Altitude
1,500 – 1,800 meters
Soil
Volcanic loam
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications

Background Details

This coffee is sourced from the Asociación Cooperativa Agropecuaria de Participación Real San Rafael de R.L. (ACAPARSAR), which operates within the municipality of Juayúa in the department of Sonsonate, El Salvador. ACOPARSAR is a cooperative that was founded in 1980 and has 21members who collectively own the estate where they continue to produce coffee with a sense of deep tradition.  ACOPARSAR has a wet mill and is building a dry mill facility. Members of ACOPARSAR are participating in technical training related to prevention of soil erosion, leaf rust protections, processing improvements, and ways to deal with climate change.