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Origin Information

Grower
Cooperativa Nueva Alianza
Variety
Bourbon, Catuai, and Catimor
Region
Nuevo Palmar, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Harvest
October - February
Altitude
1000-1100 meters
Soil
Sandy loam
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

GUATEMALA FTO QUETZALTENANGO NUEVA ALIANZA SHB EP is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the Cooperativa Nueva Alianza, which operates in the Quiché Mayan community of Nueva Alianza located in the municipality of Nuevo Palmar within the department of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. Cooperativa Nueva Alianza provides technical assistance and has a facility to produce organic fertilizer to ensure the production of high quality coffee. Members of Cooperativa Nueva Alianza are currently participating in income diversification projects to produce and sell honey and harvest Macadamia nuts.