Origin Information

Grower
Asociación de Agricultores y Productores de Café Especial de Montalvo (AGPROCEM)
Variety
Caturra, Castillo, and Typica
Region
Planadas, Tolima, Colombia
Harvest
April-August|December- February
Altitude
1,650 – 2,100 meters
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications

Background Details

This coffee is sourced from family-owned farms organized around Asociación de Agricultores y Productores de Café Especial de Montalvo (AGPROCEM).  AGPROCEM is a producer association with 35 members who live in Montalvo within the municipality of Planadas in the department of Tolima, Colombia.  AGPROCEM was founded in 2013 by Edinson Vaquiro and Israel Montes who are coffee producers from Tolima.  AGPROCEM obtained Fair Trade certification in 2015 and invested premiums from the sale of certified coffee to build a warehouse and an administrative office.   AGPROCEM’s goal is to assist its members to improve coffee quality while obtaining better prices for their specialty coffee.