GUATEMALA

Our Coffees

Name Origin Processing Certification
Finca El Morito Jalapa, Mataquescuintla Washed RFA Select
Huehuetenango Huehuetenango Washed Other Select

More about Guatemala

Guatemala is the World's 10th largest producer of coffee; with consistent annual production of between three and five million bags of coffee over the past 30 years. The country sits to the South of the Yucatan peninsular and to the West of El Salvador and Honduras.

Annual production: 3.7 million bags
Altitude range: 800 - -2000 masl
No coffee farmers: 125,000
Harvest times: November - April
Key growing regions: Antigua, Acatenango, Atitlán, Cobán, Huehuetenango, Faijanes, San Marcos & Nuevo Orientea
Typical varieties: Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai, Typica, Maragogype, Pache & Pacamara
Grading system: Sorted by altitude; SHB (Strictly Hard Bean) 1350 masl and above, and HG (High Grown) 800 – 1350 masl
Processing type: Washed, Honey, Anaeorbic and Natural

Production Information

Guatemala produces coffee in nearly all of its districts however there are eight areas of great renown. These are Antigua, Acatenango, Atitlán, Cobán, Huehuetenango, Faijanes, San Marcos & Nuevo Orientea. Coffee was traditionally processed in the fully washed method with most areas having an abundance of water sources.

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