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Origin Information

Grower
Asociación de Productores Agropecuarios de Santa Rosa (ASPRASAR) | 94 members
Variety
Caturra, Castillo, and Tabi
Region
Saldaña, Tolima, Colombia
Harvest
May-August | November- January
Altitude
1700 – 2100 masl
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

This coffee is sourced from family-owned farms organized around Asociación de Productores Agropecuarios de Santa Rosa (ASPRASAR). ASPRASAR is a producer association with 94 members who live in Saldaña a municipality in the department of Tolima, Colombia. ASPRASAR was founded in 2016 and works in collaboration with an export company called Lohas Beans to establish connections in the specialty coffee market, which has improved coffee prices for its members and enables farmers to reinvest in their farms and provide for their families. Lohas Beans has also helped producers gain access to technical support for best agricultural practices and innovative coffee processing methods.