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Origin Information

Grower
Maria Cristina Mirón de Zaghi
Variety
Bourbon, Caturra
Region
San Juan Sacatepéquez, Guatemala, Guatemala
Harvest
October - February
Altitude
1700 – 1890 meters
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun and mechanical driers
Certifications

Background Details

The Concepción Pixcayá Farm is located in the municipality of San Juan Sacatepéquez, department of Guatemala, Guatemala. Maria Cristina Mirón de Zaghi owns the coffee farm and her son Manuel Zaghi Mirón supervises the operations, making sure Concepción Pixcayá produces high quality coffee. In 2012, Concepción Pixcayá Farm produced a coffee lot that won tenth place in the Cup of Excellence. Concepción Pixcayá is also well known for its diversity, including macadamia and avocado cultivation, and a pine and cypress forest. In 2003 Concepción Pixcayá was nominated by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for their efforts in reforestation.