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.
*information courtesy of Cafe Imports
Guatemala - FTO Women Producers
Region: Todos Santos
Farm: Various women smallholder members of ASPROCDEGUA
Variety: Caturra, Catuai, Pache
Elevation: 1600 - 2200 MASL
Processing: Wet Process
The Cup: Mellow, sweet with winey fruit acidity and a delicate mouthfeel; coffee cherry, pulpy ripe fruit and almond flavors