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El Salvador SHG EP La Majada

washed

El Salvador

El Salvador SHG EP La Majada

washed

Coffee with a good body, chocolate notes and light acidity.

Plus 7% VAT

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Region San José La Majada, Department of Sonsonate
Producer Cooperativa La Majada
Variety Various
Process washed
Type Washed Arabica
Category Regional
Harvest from December to March
Shipping from February to June
Unit Sack à 69kg

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El Salvador

El Salvador SHG EP La Majada

washed

Cooperative La Majada
This cooperative was founded 1966 to commercialize their coffee as a group and be able to make some profit for their communities. From then on it has been philosophy to take dictions democratically and to intergrade and educate everyone in the cooperative.

The cooperatives farmers have been thus, benefiting technically, socially and economically from their membership. Modern installations have been built, so that farmers can productively process they crops for export.
La Majada Cooperative is known for the benefit it has brought not only the farmers themselves, but all the families in its community. It has shown leadership amongst cooperatives of its kind. The use of technology has been adapted to the climatic and topographic region singular to this union, were coffee is planted near the coast and low above sea level.

The constant fight of small farmers against coffee rust and broca gets support from greater institutions in El Salvador.

Origin

Specialty coffee from El Salvador

Mountain

Varieties

Bourbon, Pacas, Pacamara, Cuzcatleco, Caturra

Processing methods

mostly wet, and sun dried

Altitude range

500 – 1500 masl

Harvest

October - March

Total yearly production

600.000 – 700.000 60 kg bags 

Coffees from El Salvador

One of the oldest relationships between farmers and European buyers, dating back to the 1860s

Main production areas: Apaneca-Ilamatapec, Alotepec-Metapan, El Bálsamo-Quezaltepec, Chichontepec-Vulkan, Tepeca-Chinameca, Cacahuatique

Port of shipment: Puerto de Acajutla, Pacific

Export bag size: 69kg bags

Number of farmers: ~ 21.600, out of which 13.300 men, 7.400 women, 900 companies

Cup Profile: mellow, nutty, chocolatey

Export Qualities: HG, SHG, FLO, UTZ, RFA, ORG, Specialties, Neter, P&Vs

Region San José La Majada, Department of Sonsonate
Producer Cooperativa La Majada
Variety Various
Process washed
Type Washed Arabica
Harvest from December to March
Shipping from February to June
Unit Sack à 69kg
Coffee with a good body, chocolate notes and light acidity.

Cooperative La Majada
This cooperative was founded 1966 to commercialize their coffee as a group and be able to make some profit for their communities. From then on it has been philosophy to take dictions democratically and to intergrade and educate everyone in the cooperative.

The cooperatives farmers have been thus, benefiting technically, socially and economically from their membership. Modern installations have been built, so that farmers can productively process they crops for export.
La Majada Cooperative is known for the benefit it has brought not only the farmers themselves, but all the families in its community. It has shown leadership amongst cooperatives of its kind. The use of technology has been adapted to the climatic and topographic region singular to this union, were coffee is planted near the coast and low above sea level.

The constant fight of small farmers against coffee rust and broca gets support from greater institutions in El Salvador.