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Guatemala SHB EP Finca La Bella Maragogype

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Guatemala

Guatemala SHB EP Finca La Bella Maragogype

washed

At La Bella, coffee cherries are meticulously handpicked at their peak of ripeness, preserving their inherent sweetness.

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All the facts about our Guatemala SHB EP Finca La Bella Maragogype

Region Sierra de las Minas
Variety Maragogype
Process washed
Type Washed Arabica
Category Microlot
Harvest from November to April
Shipping from January to July
Unit GrainPro Sack à 69kg

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Guatemala

Guatemala SHB EP Finca La Bella Maragogype

washed

In this region, coffee cultivation has thrived since the 1950s, flourishing within the embrace of the mountainous terrain and transforming it from a poverty-stricken and remote area into a vibrant center of coffee production.

Every farm nestled amidst the undulating slopes has now evolved into a coffee producing unit, showcasing the remarkable progress.

The cultivation of diverse coffee varieties including Villarsarchi, Bourbon, Caturra, Pache, and Pacamara adds to the rich tapestry of flavors in this region.

The renowned cup of La Sierra de Las Minas captivates with its enchanting aroma, impeccable taste, and harmonious body, complemented by delightful hints of sweetness.

Origin

Specialty coffee from Guatemala

Mountain

Varieties

26.9% Caturra, 21.9% Catimor, 21.2% Catuai, 8.9% Bourbon, 7.8% Sarchimor, 4% Pache, the REST are: Robusta, Typica, Pacamara, Villa Sarchi, Maragogype, Geisha, Maracaturra, Laurina

Processing methods

mainly washed, starting honeys and naturals on demand

Altitude range

1300 - 2000 masl

Harvest

December - April

Total yearly production

3 400 000 bags of 60 kg

Coffees from Guatemala

Guatemala’s coffee belt runs along a chain of 34 volcanoes that crosses the country from East to West and benefits the coffee production with soils rich in minerals and nutrients. The soil is mostly volcanic, limestone and pumice. Consistent rainfall and year round warm climate guarantee the crops. The coffee is mostly grown under Gravilea and Inga shade trees which make 7% of the national forest. It is always hand-picked and dried under the sun, except for the Cobán coffee, which production region is sometimes too humid.

Main production areas: San Marcos, Huehuetenango, Atitlán, Acatenango, Antigua, Cobán, Fraijanes, Oriente.

Cup Profile: A fragrant, full bodied coffee with pleasant citrus acidity. Depending on the region the coffee can vary from intense acidity and fruit notes to delicate sweetness and chocolatey.

Export bag size: 69 kg, specialties in 30 kg bags

Total number of coffee farmers: over 125.000 coffee farmers

Region Sierra de las Minas
Variety Maragogype
Process washed
Type Washed Arabica
Harvest from November to April
Shipping from January to July
Unit GrainPro Sack à 69kg
At La Bella, coffee cherries are meticulously handpicked at their peak of ripeness, preserving their inherent sweetness.

In this region, coffee cultivation has thrived since the 1950s, flourishing within the embrace of the mountainous terrain and transforming it from a poverty-stricken and remote area into a vibrant center of coffee production.

Every farm nestled amidst the undulating slopes has now evolved into a coffee producing unit, showcasing the remarkable progress.

The cultivation of diverse coffee varieties including Villarsarchi, Bourbon, Caturra, Pache, and Pacamara adds to the rich tapestry of flavors in this region.

The renowned cup of La Sierra de Las Minas captivates with its enchanting aroma, impeccable taste, and harmonious body, complemented by delightful hints of sweetness.