Coffee / Guatemala

Guatemala

Guatemala Finca La Joya

Ripe orange and distinct almond notes / Delicately bright, stone fruit-toned acidity / Very silky mouthfeel /
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Guatemala Finca La Victoria Champila

Floral and sweetly spicy cup - rounded and balanced by vanilla and complex floral notes / Lightly syrupy mouthfeel
£8.20
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Guatemala Finca San Francisco

Sweet melon through to milk chocolate with juicy mouthfeel and some tangy acidity - a well balanced cup.
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Guatemala

COUNTRY INFORMATION

Light Fruit / Rich Chocolate

Situated in Central America, Guatemala is positioned between Mexico to the North and Honduras to the East and El Salvador to the Southeast.

Belize occupies the Northeast tip. To the Southwest lies the Pacific Ocean and to the East the Caribbean Sea.

From 1960 to 1996 Guatemala endured a bloody civil war. Since a United Nations negotiated peace agreement, Guatemala has shown economic growth and successful democratic elections. Though it continues to struggle with high rates of poverty, crime and instability.
Guatemala's biologically significant and unique ecosystems, contribute to Mesoamerica's designation as a biodiversity hotspot.

Natural disasters have a long history in this geologically active part of the world and with leaf rust becoming and increasing problem many producers have turned to other crops.

Coffee in Guatemala is traceable down to single estates and farms. Since our early sourcing trips in 2011 we have been rewarded with some delicious coffee displaying the diversity and complexity Guatemala has to offer.

A range of flavour notes can be found from heavier bodied rich chocolate to more complex lighter fruit flavours.