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Guatemala

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Guatemala is responsible for growing some of the finest coffees in the world. Due to a varied climate, soil conditions, seasonal rainfall, the mountainous altitude and relative temperature, the country has eight distinct coffee-growing areas.


Cultivated coffee from the North Western and highest region, namely the Huehuetenango ("way-way-te-nan-go") region is categorized as SHB (Strictly Hard Bean) which represents the highest quality. freshly-ground-coffee-at-home_2


Due to the remote and mountainous regions the coffee is cultivated according to traditional methods requiring extremely labour intensive practices, which is carried over in the character and profile of the coffee.


These coffees are bright, aromatic, and fruity.