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Guatemala Antigua Coffee

Guatemala Antigua Coffee

Guatemala Antigua Coffee

Tucked away in the valley, nestled between three volcano's, lies beautiful Antigua Guatemala. More than 20 million farmers worldwide produce coffee and there is no shortage of them here. It is in this climatically diverse region that you will find these farmers growing some of the earth's finest coffee, the second most valuable globally traded commodity.

In Antigua, coffee is nurtured from the bean to the bag by farmers with immense knowledge and a strong dedication to the art of coffee growing. Antiguans are superior in their quality control methods, literally hand picking imperfect beans from the running belt. The coffee growing custom of large shade trees originated here and over 100 species of shade trees can be counted on a single plantation. The proper level of shade slows the maturity of the coffee plant, which in turn offers a more rich and complex flavor. Shade grown coffee is one of the most environmentally benign crops in the world.  This region is perfect for cultivating coffee, with ample rainfall, altitude above 4600 feet and a constant humidity of 65% it makes absolute sense for coffee to be the number one industry in Guatemala.

Taste

Grown in the Guatemalan coffee district of Antigua in the central highlands, this light-medium roasted coffee is aromatic and fragrant with a medium body. The much-desired Guatemala Antigua smoky flavor is well balanced with the spicy twist you may detect in this premium coffee. Guatemalan coffee is popular in Europe where it is often used in espresso blends.

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