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Mocha Joe's Roasting Company

Guatemala | ASPROCDEGUA | Fair Trade | Organic | Light Roast

$ 13.75

Mocha Joe's Roasting Company

Guatemala | ASPROCDEGUA | Fair Trade | Organic | Light Roast

$ 13.75

  • Orange, Honey, Black Cherry
  • Light Body, High Acidity
Farmers: Women smallholders of ASPROCDEGUA
Region: Cuilco, Colotenango, Santa Bárbara, San Sebastián Huehuetenango, Sipacapa, San Antonio Huista, Unión Cantinil, San Pedro Necta, Todos Santos, Concepción Huista. San Marcos
Elevation: 5249 - 7217 ft
Varietals: Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai, Pache
Process: Washed

Asociación de Productores de Café Diferenciados y Especiales de Guatemala (ASPROCDEGUA) is a producing organization with 664 contributing members, the women of whom have separated out some of their coffee to make this Women Coffee Producers offering. 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.