MEXICO FT ORGANIC CHIAPAS TZELTAL TZOTZIL ALTURA EP – 28313 – SPOT RCWHSE

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About this coffee

Grower

Cooperativa de producción Tzeltal-Tzotzil, SCL

Altitude

660 – 1460 masl

Variety

Bourbon, Mundo Novo, and Typica

Soil

Clay minerals

Region

Pantelho, San Juan Cancuc, Chalchihuitan, Sitala, Simojovel, and Chenalho, Chiapas, Mexico

Process

Fully washed and dried in the sun

Harvest

November - April

Certification

Fair trade|Organic

Coffee Background

This coffee is sourced from family owned farms organized around the Cooperativa de producción Tzeltal-Tzotzil, an organization operating in 26 indigenous communities in the northern region of Chiapas, Mexico. Coffee producers use their own micro-mill to process harvested cherries, which allows for meticulous care in depulping, fermenting, and drying the coffee. Coffee is cultivated on farms that average less than 10 acres in size. In addition to coffee, member of Tzeltal-Tzotzil also process around 80 tons of honey. Producers are focused organic practice to protect their environment and on quality to gain higher income for the improved livelihood of their families.