Origin Information

Grower
Grupo de Asesores de Producción Orgánica y Sustentable (GRAPOS)
Variety
Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai, and Typica
Region
Chiapas, Mexico
Harvest
October – March
Altitude
1200 – 1500 meters
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

MEXICO FTO CHIAPAS GRAPOS ALTURA HG EP is sourced from family owned farms organized around the Grupo de Asesores de Producción Orgánica y Sustentables (GRAPOS), a farmers group operating in the municipalities of Unión Juárez, Cacahoatan, and Tapachula located within the state of Chiapas, Mexico.  GRAPOS has invested in nurseries to support farm renovation, and diversification initiatives including a women’s knitting program and mushroom cultivation project aimed at creating other sources of income.