Origin Information

Grower
Cooperativa Renacimiento
Variety
Bourbon, Catuai, and Caturra
Region
Nahualá, Sololá, Guatemala
Harvest
October - February
Altitude
900-1300 meters
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

GUATEMALA FTO SOLOLA RENACIMIENTO CERRO PECUL is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the Cooperativa Renacimiento R.L., which operates in the Quiché Mayan communities located in the municipality of Nahualá within the department of Sololá, which encircles Lake Atitlan. Cooperativa Renacimiento was founded in 1987 and has 97 members (32 women) with farms that average 1.5 acres in size. Cooperativa Renacimiento provides technical assistance and has a facility to produce organic fertilizer to ensure the production of high quality coffee. Members of Cooperativa Renacimiento are currently participating in the microloan program and income diversification projects to produce and sell honey.