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Origin Information

Grower
Efraín Benedicto Bautista | Cooperativa Integral de Ahorro y Crédito Café Responsabilidad Limitada COPECAFE R.L. (COPECAFE R.L.)
Variety
Bourbon, Catuai, Catimor, Caturra, and Typica
Region
San Pedro Sacatepéquez, San Marcos, Guatemala
Harvest
December - March
Altitude
1700 meters
Soil
Volcanic loam
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

GUATEMALA FTO EFRAIN BAUTISTA BARRANCA GRANDE SAN MARCOS ECOTACT is produced by Efraín Benedicto Bautista on his family-owned farm located in near the community of La Barranca Grande within the municipality of San Pedro Sacatepéquez in the department of San Marcos, Guatemala. Efrain cultivates, harvests and processes coffee with his own micro-mill at his 3.5-acre farm. Cooperativa Integral de Ahorro y Crédito Café Responsabilidad Limitada COPECAFE R.L. (COPECAFE R.L.), an umbrella cooperative that supports local cooperatives located within the department of San Marcos works with Efraín to help him gain access to technical support for best agricultural practices. COPECAFE is investing in the production of organic fertilizers aimed at improving the productivity and health of coffee farms. Members of COPECAFE including Efrain also participate in family garden and a bee keeping program aimed at diversifying sources of income within the community.