The coffee story

This coffee is produced by 65 organic coffee farmers of the ECA Flor de Maiz association in Villa Hortensia Antigua village, located in the town of San Juan Cotzal. San Juan is a short drive away from Chajul, where the association Aproveg grows the main coffee sold by FECCEG called Quiché. It is near the San Andres Peak, which reaches 2198 m, and the Santa Avelina Falls.

Villa Hortensia has many farmers dedicated to coffee that struggle to get good prices for their crop. So much that a few years back they would say coffee wasn't worth the effort. They organised themselves to look for a market and to getter prices as the coffee produced in the community is purely organic. The group approached FECCEG to buy coffee at a fair price, and FECCEG made a commitment to support them with technical assistance to improve production. The producers have been steadily improving their quality and now other people are joining the association due to the opportunities farmers are having and the support provided by FECCEG.


The process

The cherries are sorted and pulped by the farmers and then sundried on patios. The coffee is then collected by FECCEG and dry milled at the cooperative's warehouse.
GT-84-202112 Past offer

Quiché ECA Flor de Maiz

  • $7.2312 USD / kg FOB Conventional (no certification)
  • $7.4958 USD / kg FOB Organic
Origin
Guatemala
Variety
Caturra, Pache, Yellow Catuai
Process type
Fully washed
Altitude range
1500m - 1650m
Harvest period
December, 2021 - March, 2022
Algrano's cupping score (SCA)
84.0 points
Updated March, 2022
  • Green or roasted samples are available
  • Shared shipments unavailable
  • Custom shipments unavailable
  • Doorstep delivery unavailable
    We are unable to arrange delivery to your roastery
Produced & offered by FECCEG, Federación Comercializadora de Café Especial de Guatemala.
  • Guatemala
  • Cooperative
  • Organic, FairTrade, Rainforest Alliance, Bird Friendly
  • 12 sales on Algrano
  • 2 Average orders per roaster
  • 7 Roaster relationships
  • Seller relationships with Roasters in
Trusted by
80 Stone Coffee Roasters Langøra Kaffebrenneri Belfast Coffee Roasters Horsebox Coffee Co. Ltd. Kaffevaerk Bristol Twenty Coffee Company

"We like the support that FECCEG gives its smallholder members and that a huge proportion of these are women. We will definitely be ordering again next year."

Rory Ireland, Bristol Twenty Coffee Company

En FECCEG somos 1350 socios y 350 socias de 6 departamentos en Guatemala. FECCEG da acompañamiento a procesos de organización comunitaria, fomenta procesos de equidad de género y promueve la agricultura orgánica y renovación de cafetales para que los asociados alcancen buen nivel de producción y calidad. Los socios están motivados a seguir manejando sus cafetales puesto que hemos pagado precios diferenciados comparados con los del mercado convencional. FECCEG dispone de un area de investigación agronómica para hacer pruebas de insumos orgánicos y validar técnicas con las que se alcancen mejores resultados en productividad y calidad. Disponemos de una planta de compost y entregamos a los asociados compost que mejoren la fertilidad de suelos y las cosechas de café. FECCEG fomenta la diversificación con cabras, frutas y hortalizas para que los asociados tengan alimentos orgánicos y otros productos a comercializar en mercado local. FECCEG tiene la marca KISHÉ para el mercado local.

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The coffee story

This coffee is produced by 65 organic coffee farmers of the ECA Flor de Maiz association in Villa Hortensia Antigua village, located in the town of San Juan Cotzal. San Juan is a short drive away from Chajul, where the association Aproveg grows the main coffee sold by FECCEG called Quiché. It is near the San Andres Peak, which reaches 2198 m, and the Santa Avelina Falls.

Villa Hortensia has many farmers dedicated to coffee that struggle to get good prices for their crop. So much that a few years back they would say coffee wasn't worth the effort. They organised themselves to look for a market and to getter prices as the coffee produced in the community is purely organic. The group approached FECCEG to buy coffee at a fair price, and FECCEG made a commitment to support them with technical assistance to improve production. The producers have been steadily improving their quality and now other people are joining the association due to the opportunities farmers are having and the support provided by FECCEG.


The process

The cherries are sorted and pulped by the farmers and then sundried on patios. The coffee is then collected by FECCEG and dry milled at the cooperative's warehouse.
Coffee Quality Evaluation
Algrano
Algrano
Cupped: March, 2022
FECCEG, Federación Comercializadora de Café Especial de Guatemala.
Seller (Pending)
Cupped: N/A
SCA Score
Algrano
84.0
Seller (Pending)
-
Key flavor notes
Algrano
Dried fruit, Hazelnut, Dark chocolate, Herbal
Seller (Pending)
-
Quality comment
Algrano
Distinct notes of dark chocolate, roasted hazelnut, dried fruits and gentle herbal notes. Acidity is mild citric, body is medium-high, coating and finish is dark chocolate like and lingering.
Seller (Pending)
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Shipping
Once the ordering period ends we will consolidate all coffees in a shared container. During transport, your coffee is fully insured. We will keep you informed about the shipment status.

Upon arrival of the coffee at the warehouse, you can choose between 2 delivery modes:

  • Doorstep delivery: We will take care of transport to your roastery. We will provide your coffee fully insured until it is ready for unloading from the truck at your roastery.
  • EXW (ex. warehouse) means that we will provide the coffee ready for pick-up at the terminal of the warehouse. You are responsible for organising transport and insurance from the warehouse to your roastery.

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