Guatemala Huehuetenango La Morena
Producers: 23 Female Producers. In Guatemala, gender equality remains a challenge, and coffee has long been a male-dominated industry. These factors have made it incredibly difficult for women to compete and thrive in the coffee world.
Region: Huehuetenango. Huehuetenango is the highest and driest of Guatemala's non-volcanic regions. Due to the high altitude, nearly all of Huehuetenango's producers must process their own coffee. Fortunately, the region has an rivers and streams in abundance, so a mills can be placed almost anywhere
Process: Hand-picked, naturally fermented, washed then sun-dried
Roast Level: Medium & Dark
Flavors: Heavy bodied with dark chocolate and brown sugar sweetness with low acidity
Cupping Notes: 7/2020: At a medium roast, this coffee is noticeably heavy-bodied with big chocolate notes. The aroma is brown sugar sweetness. No acidic aftertaste in this coffee
Terms: The term Morena is a very popular woman name in Spanish cultures. It means brunette and is fitting to showcase this Women-Farmer Mirco-lot sourced by Genuine Origin & Volcafe Way.
Sustainability Initiative via Volcafe Way by working with producers to manage their farms and become sustainably profitable. A long-term investment in the coffee supply chain that puts farmer profitability in focus by providing agronomic, financial, administrative, environmental and social support.