Tasting Notes: Dark Chocolate, Sweet, Stone Fruit
Roast Level: Dark
Origin: Solola & Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Certifications: USDA Organic and Fair Trade
This Fair Trade organic coffee is grown on farms owned and operated by women producers located in the Huehuetenango and Sololá regions of Guatemala.
The women farmers are part of two co-ops founded in the 1980s. Despite regional political instability and poverty, they grew steadily throughout the 1990s. The cooperatives became certified by Fair Trade Labeling Organizations International (FLO) and received their organic certifications. With the help of the Café Femenino organization, the women producers in these co-ops began producing and exporting specialty-grade coffee in the late 1990s.