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Origin Information

Grower
Gloria Marina Rodríguez Elias
Variety
Catuai, Catimor, and Caturra
Region
San Martín Jilotepeque, Chimaltenango, Guatemala
Harvest
January - April
Altitude
1500-1600 meters
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

GUATEMALA FTO GLORIA RODRIGUEZ SAN MARTIN JILOTEPEQUE SHB EP GRAINPRO is produced by Gloria Marina Rodríguez Elias on her family-owned farm located within the within the municipality of San Martín Jilotepeque in the department of Chimaltenango, Guatemala. Gloria cultivates, harvests and processes coffee with her own micro-mill at her 6-acre farm.  Cooperativa Flor de café, San Martín Jilotepeque Chimaltenango (Flor del Café), an umbrella cooperative that supports local cooperatives located within the department of Chimaltenango works with Gloria to help her gain access to technical support for best agricultural practices. Flor del Café is investing in the production of organic fertilizers aimed at improving the productivity and health of coffee farms.