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Origin Information

Grower
Unión de Cooperativas Agropecuarias de San Juan del Río Coco (UCA)
Variety
Bourbon, Catuai, Caturra, and Typica
Region
Estelí, Madriz, and Nueva Segovia, Nicaragua
Harvest
October - March
Altitude
1100 – 1500 masl
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Bird-friendly, Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

This coffee is sourced from family-owned farms organized around Unión de Cooperativas Agropecuarias de San Juan del Río Coco (UCA), a cooperative operating in the municipality of San Juan de Río Coco within the departments of Madriz, Nicaragua. The cooperative has 420 members (80 women) who, on average, cultivate 12 acres of coffee. The cooperative provides marketing, technical assistance, and small business lending to all of its members.