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Guatemala Ella

Notes: Milk Chocolate, Berry, Almond Origin: Various Farms in Guatemala Producer: Jovita, Rita...
Notes: Milk Chocolate, Berry, Almond

Origin: Various Farms in Guatemala 
Producer: Jovita, Rita, and Sophia 
Farm: Armenia Lorena, Santa Rita, La Joya Grande
Process: Washed
Altitude: 1400-1670 MASL
Variety: Caturra, Bourbon, Catuai

We are so excited to once again be able to offer this coffee that comes from women owned farm is Guatemala! This is the second year we have been able to have it in our lineup.  

 A Note from the importer:

For more than a decade we've cultivated deep relationships with a few women farm owners around our home in Huehuetenango. For decades producers like Ana Maria Ortega and Paty Perez have shown us the special strength, resiliency, and generosity of women in key leadership roles at the farm level.

Across Guatemala, women are the majority labor force on coffee farms, from picking to export. And around the world women comprise up to 70% of farm work while owning disproportionately few assets and land. Despite limited access, discrimination and violence, many women have forged their own paths for their families through their coffee farms. As part of our initiative to diversify our sourcing, provide market access, and highlight the stories of powerful women, we bring you ELLA - Women Producers of Guatemala.

Through our QC Lab in Guatemala City, we're expanding our reach while doing due diligence necessary to invest in long-term partnerships empowering more women producers. As we find outstanding farms in sync with our ethos, we'll begin to feature them singularly, such as Doña Sofia from Finca Armenia Lorena. The ELLA blend will be a curation of women-produced lots we're onboarding, with a brown sugary sweetness, full creamy body, orange and berries, pleasant nuttiness, classic crowd-pleasing vibes all around.

This year's three ELLA contributing farms include:

Jovita Castillo, Finca La Joya Grande

Region: Santa Rosa, Nuevo Oriente

Altitude: 1750 MASL

Varieties: Caturra, Catuai, Bourbon

Rita Cohen, Finca Santa Rita

Region: Fraijanes

Altitude: 1700 MASL

Varieties: Caturra, Catuai

Sofia Plocharski, Finca Armenia Lorena

Region: San Marcos

Altitude: 1400-1650 MASL

Varieties: Caturra, Bourbon, Catuai

Pricing Transparency:

FOB: $3.25
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