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Origin Information

Grower
Coffee producers from San José Poaquil
Variety
Bourbon, Catuai, and Caturra
Region
San José Poaquil, Chimaltenango, Guatemala
Harvest
December - March
Altitude
1800-2000 masl
Soil
Volcanic loam
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun and in mechanical dryers
Certifications

Background Details

Guatemala San Jose Poaquil is sourced from one-hundred family owned farms located in the municipality of San José Poaquil in the department of Chimaltenango, Guatemala. Producers deliver their cherries to the Unitrade Coffee wet mill, which is centrally located in San José Poaquil. Unitrade Coffee is an exporting company dedicated to supporting coffee producers to improve their access to international markets. Producers associated with this coffee are currently in the process of becoming certified by the Rainforests Alliance Program, which aims to protect the environment and produce higher quality coffee with better earnings for producers.