Guatemala FTO Asprocdegua – 10 oz
Asociación de Productores de Café Diferenciados y Especiales de Guatemala (ASPROCDEGUA) is a producing organization founded by master cupper, Noe Quintero. There are 664 contributing members, 394 of whom have organic certification. Producing members own small farms, an average of 2 hectares each, on which they plant coffee as well as other crops including bananas, citrus fruit, avocado, guava, and cassava.
The organization offers its members access to technical assistance and provides services such as soil analysis, test farms, and social projects based on food security, education, and nutrition. The smallholders of ASPROCDEGUA are from different municipalities within the area including San Marcos, Cuilco, Colotenango, Santa Bárbara, San Sebastián Huehuetenango, Sipacapa, San Antonio Huisa, Cantinil Union, San Pedro Necta, Todos Santos, and Concepción Huista.
Cupping Notes: Balanced and sugary with tart citric acidity, rich cocoa, toffee, and lemon flavors.