This coffee is a product of the producers of Fedecocagua, from the various coffee plantation areas with an altitude of over 1300m, grown in the microclimates of the coffee zone.
Most of these coffees constitute a part of multiple checks and certifications based on the environmental, social and economic criteria: Fairtrade, UTZ, Rainforest Alliance.
About your grower
Cup score: 83
Their location is in Huehuetenango, El Quiche, Climaltenango, San Marcos, Santa Rosa, Nuevo Oriente and Coban. This is a private brand of Fedecocagua.
The coffee doesn’t come from La Antigua. It has been named so since 1994 for the 25th anniversary of the founding of Fedecocagua (1969). This coffee is a “personal recipe” of exceptional coffees, which border the region of Antigua, Sacatepequez. Fedecocagua has the has the trademark and copying rights of the original Antigua coffee.
Good preparation and a very good taste profile.
Altitude 1000 – 1800m
Certifications FLO CERT ID891, organic criteria (EU, JAS, NOP/USDA standards). The coffees derive from 38 cooperatives that have been certified under the name FLO CERT ID 891, in the areas of Huehuetenango, San Marcos, Climaltenango, Santa Rosa, Nuevo Oriente and Coban.
One of the most important coffees; made to offer us the best quality and the best cup.
Our own official production process
The production process of our unique origin coffees emphasizes and evaluates the characteristics of our terroir. Only coffee that is grown within the official demarcated area and that follows the production process rules of the regulatory board, may have the Fedecocagua seal of guaranteed origin and quality.
The production on agricultural land must be located within the demarcated area of the unique origin coffee
Minimum altitude 1000m up to 1800m
Arabica is the official kind
Minimum quality 80pts based on SCAA methodology
The use of proper practices and respect of Guatemalan law
Batches of coffee should only be stored at recognised associations
Only the official coffee bags (packaging) must be used. They are identifiable by the seal of guaranteed origin and quality
**terroir= In theory, terroir is an umbrella term that combines all the different factors that influence wine: the impact of the climate, soil, topography, humidity, rainfall, sunshine, soil chemicals but also human intervention on the cultivation of grapes, when this is done in a traditional way which is respectful of the ecosystem.