Guatemala – FTO Huehuetenango – APRODEGUA – FLO ID 37849


Washed
B11766

Guatemala – FTO Huehuetenango – APRODEGUA – FLO ID 37849 B11766


Specs:

Source:

Guatemala

Region:

Cuilco, Colotenango, Santa Bárbara, San Sebastián Huehuetenango, Spiacapa, San Antonio Huista, Unión Cantinil, San Pedro Necta, Todos Santos, Concepción Huista, San Marcos

Farm:

Various smallholder farmers

Variety:

Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai, Pache

Altitude:

1600–2200 masl

Processing:

Washed

Notes:

"Sweet with tart acidity and a smooth mouthfeel; red grape, dark chocolate and berry flavors."

Score:

86 points

Price/Bag:

$4.22 per lb

$211.00 per bag

Out of stock


Background:

Asociación de Productores de Café Diferenciados y Especiales de Guatemala (ASPROCDEGUA) is a producing organization with 664 contributing members, 394 of whom have organic certification. The producing members own small farms, an average of 2 hectares each, on which they plant coffee as well as other crops for diversification, including bananas, citrus fruit like oranges and lemons, avocado, guava, and cassava. The organization offers its members access to technical assistance and routinely provides services such as soil analysis, test farms, and social projects based on food security, education, and nutrition.

The smallholders of ASPROCDEGUA are from several different municipalities within the area, including San Marcos, Cuilco, Colotenango, Santa Bárbara, San Sebastián Huehuetenango, Sipacapa, San Antonio Huisa, Cantinil Union, San Pedro Necta, Todos Santos, and Concepción Huista.

For more information on coffee production in Guatemala, visit our Guatemala page.


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