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Origin Information

Grower
Asociación de Caficultores Ecológicos del Cauca (ACEC)
Variety
Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, and Typica
Region
Caldono, Cajibio, Piendamó, Morales, Popayán, El Tambo and Timbio, Cauca, Colombia
Harvest
May-July
Altitude
900 - 1650 meters
Soil
Clay minerals | Volcanic loam
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

COLOMBIA FTO CAUCA ACEC GRAINPRO is sourced from family owned farms organized around the Asociación de Caficultores Ecológicos del Cauca (ACEC), which has 262 members who live in the municipalities of Caldono, Cajibio, Piendamó, Morales, Popayán, El Tambo and Timbio 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.