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Origin Information

Grower
Asociación Sostenible de Productores de Guatemala (ASPROGUATE)
Variety
Bourbon, Caturra
Region
Cobán, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala
Harvest
November - April
Altitude
1260 meters
Soil
Volcanic loam
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Organic

Background Details

GUATEMALA ORGANIC ASPROGUATE SHB EP is sourced from family owned farms organized around Asociación Sostenible de Productores de Guatemala (ASPROGUATE), located within the municipality of San Pedro Carchá in the department of Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. There are 42 members of ASPROGUATE in the community of Seacal who produce coffee on farms that average 5 acres in size. ASPROGUATE provides technical assistance for organic certification and the production of high quality coffee. Members of the community are currently using coffee premiums to build a three room preschool in Seacal.