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Origin Information

Grower
Asociación de Caficultores Ecológicos del Cauca (ACEC)
Variety
Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, and Typica
Region
Popayán, Cauca, Colombia
Harvest
April-June|September- January
Altitude
900 - 1650 meters
Soil
Clay minerals
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

COLOMBIA FTO CAUCA ACEC is sourced from family owned farms organized around the Asociación de Caficultores Ecológicos del Cauca (ACEC), which has 500 members (80 women) who live in the municipalities of Popayán within the department of Cauca, Colombia.  On average, each producer cultivates their coffee on 1.5 hectares of land.  ACEC is currently implementing training sessions for members to improve the quality of coffee and manage the environmental impact caused by coffee cultivation in the region.