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Guatemala Solola - Fair Trade, Organic

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Guatemala Solola - Fair Trade, Organic

16.95

Guatemala FTO Sololá Renacimiento Cerro Pecul - medium roast, notes of chocolate, raisin, and green apple.

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\Grower: Cooperativa Renacimiento

Variety: Bourbon, Catuai, and Caturra

Region: Nahualá, Sololá, Guatemala

Harvest: October - February

Altitude: 900-1,300 meters

Soil: Clay minerals

Process: Fully washed and dried in the sun

Certifications: Fair Trade, Organic

This coffee is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the Cooperativa Renacimiento R.L., which operates in the Quiché Mayan communities located in the municipality of Nahualá within the department of Sololá, which encircles Lake Atitlan. Cooperativa Renacimiento was founded in 1987 and has 97 members (32 women) with farms that average 1.5 acres in size. Cooperativa Renacimiento provides technical assistance and has a facility to produce organic fertilizer to ensure the production of high quality coffee. Members of Cooperativa Renacimiento are currently participating in the microloan program and income diversification projects to produce and sell honey.