Acatenango’s coffee is grown in a valley located not far from Guatemala City in between mountains and volcanoes. Locals call this area an ecological gift; the dense forest creates ample shade to grow excellent coffee.
The coffee grows up to 2000 meters above sea level, and the varieties grown are Caturra, Catuai and Pache. Most of the population in Acatenango are coffee growers.
This lot is grown by a group of 24 women and 41 men using organic practices.
Location: Acatenango, Chimaltenango, Guatemala
Varieties: Caturra, Catuai, Bourbon
Altitude: 1,320 - 2,100 masl
Certifications: Organic, Fair Trade
Number of members: 1,848
Harvest Months: December - March
Shipping Months: April - June