Located in the southern mountainous region of Guatemala the Santa Rosa region is home to 250 small holder farmers who contribute to this coffee. The farmers harvest between December and February, ensuring the crop is at its peak ripeness. They bring their cherry to the wet mill in one delivery ensuring the best results and uniformity of the crop. After removing any small sticks and leaves, the cherry is sun dried on patios until a desired moisture content of 12% is reached. Certifications of the mill this coffee is produced in have allowed positive changed to the community including the installation of a water treatment facility for locals.
The careful selection of cherry during harvest and natural sun drying leaves this coffee with sweet fruity notes including watermelon and peach iced tea