Guatemala - Café De Chichupac Co-Operative
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This is a fantastic Guatemalan coffee. Beautifully rounded with base notes of milk chocolate and a nice refreshing finish, perfect for any brew method.
The coffee producers association of Chichupac established in 1982. The group comprises 28 members from 13 different local families, and 50 independent neighbours. Interestingly, all of the families belong to the Maya Achí community. They use Spanish as their second language, making them quite unique.
In 1991 the group decided to accept an offer of a grant and loan from a Non Government Organisation. They built a small community wet mill to process the members coffee beans. In 2016 they began working closely with government institutions to help improve the production and their livelihoods. The received training and economic support to improve their coffee plots and milling facilities. This work continues today, helping to improve the Guatemalan coffee production process.
Processing: Fully Washed
Region: Baja Verapaz
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