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Origin Information

Grower
Sociedad de Producción Rural Unión de Ejidos y Comunidades San Fernando, S.P.R. de R.I.
Variety
Bourbon, Catuai, Caturra, Mundo Novo, and Typica
Region
Jaltenango de la Paz, Chiapas, Mexico
Harvest
December – April
Altitude
1200 – 1400 meters
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

MEXICO FTO JALTENANGO CHIAPAS SAN FERNANDO ALTURA EP is sourced from family owned farms organized around Sociedad de Producción Rural Unión de Ejidos y Comunidades San Fernando, S.P.R. de R.I., an organization operating in the municipalities of San Fernando, Jaltenango de la Paz, Ocozocoautla, Villa Corzo, La Concordia, Siltepec, Angel Albino Corzo, Bella Vista, Chicomuselo, Montecristo, Amatenango and Tuxtla Gutiérrez within the state of Chiapas, Mexico.  The Sociedad de Producción Rural Unión de Ejidos y Comunidades San Fernando has invested in nurseries to support more than 1,300 farmers to renovate their coffee farms.  The organization is also leading efforts to assist their members to make improvements to their houses, and diversification initiatives such as coffee shops, and training programs to use Vermicompost that uses earthworms to turn organic wastes into very high quality compost.