Valle Verde is a cluster of 29 producers in the San Antonio Huista municipality of Huehuetenango, in the far West of Guatemala along the Mexican border. High in the remote mountains of the area, Huehuetenango is a highly sought-after region known for exceptional and unique coffees. Together, these farmers have 104 planted hectares of land with an additional 18 set aside for wildlife.
Huehuetenango has coffee growing altitudes up to 2,100 meters above sea level, moderate temperatures, consistent rainfall, and volcanic soil, creating ideal conditions for the complex and interesting coffees we expect from the region. Coffee is harvest between January and April and usually arrives in the US around the beginning of July.
This group of coffee growers has been recognized for their dedication to the program, achieving outstanding increases in coffee quality, yield and good agronomic practices. In addition, this coffee is RFA, UTZ and C.A.F.E. Practices certified.
Region: Huehuetenango in NW Guatemala
Varietal: Caturra, Catuai, Bourbon
Altitude: 1,200 -2,000 Meters
Harvest: January - April with July US arrival time.