Guatemala strikes again with this incredibly sweet and supple coffee from the lovely farmers of ASPROCDEGUA! If you’re in the market for some beans that sing on the tongue, grab yourself a bag of this here Guat. Be delighted by the gentle orange and berry acidity. Be surprised by the subtle, yet powerful nutty and chocolaty flavours, and challenge the very limits of how tasty your morning brew can be.
Asociación de Productores de Café Diferenciados y Especiales de Guatemala (ASPROCDEGUA) is a producing organization founded by master cupper Noe Quintero. There are 664 contributing members, 394 of whom have organic certification. 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.