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 Upcoming harvest

Quiché ECA Flor de Maiz Organic

  • $5.0707 USD / kg FOB Conventional (no certification) est.
Origin
Guatemala
Variety
Caturra, Pache, Yellow Catuai
Process type
Fully washed
Altitude range
1500m - 1650m
Harvest period
December, 2021 - March, 2022
Average yearly production in bags
550
Available quantity
60 X 69 kg bags est.
Minimum order quantity (MOQ)
10 bags
The new harvest for this coffee is upcoming!
You can contact the seller if you would like to create a pre-contract for this harvest
  • Green or roasted samples are available
  • Shared shipments planned
    • Release from warehouse in Bremen from July, 2022
      Orders possible until 2022-05-16
  • Custom shipments available
  • Doorstep delivery available
    We can arrange delivery to your roastery
Produced & offered by FECCEG, Federación Comercializadora de Café Especial de Guatemala.
  • Guatemala
  • Cooperative
  • Organic, FairTrade, Rainforest Alliance, Bird Friendly
  • 11 sales on Algrano
  • 2 Average orders per roaster
  • 7 Roaster relationships
  • Seller relationships with Roasters in

"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
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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.
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FAQ


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.

Currently, we can deliver coffee anywhere in Europe, except Hungary. For all European buyers, the coffee will be provided custom cleared in any case. Roasters in Switzerland choosing EXW will be responsible for customs clearance.

Currencies
When calculating price, you can select your preferred currency: USD, CHF, EUR, or GBP.

2 payment methods are accepted on Algrano:

1. Buy now, pay later
Pay your coffee after its delivered in Europe. This option generates an additional fee, displayed in the shopping cart.

3. Pay 10 days after placing the order
We will send you a 10 day invoice straight after you placed your order.