The beauty of single origins is their story. Huehuetenango (pronounced way-way-teh-nan-go) is no exception.
This coffee hails from a group of microlots called the Cooperativa Todosanterita, located in Huehuetenango, a region found in the highlands of the Sierra de los Cuchamatanes in South-Western Guatemala. Here, you’ll find a mountain range with altitudes perfect for producing arabica beans with distinct flavour profiles. Coffee harvest is brief, only lasting three to four months and typically occurring between January and April.
In quite a unique complement of flavours, this coffee has creamy vanilla body with notes of blood orange, contributing to its acidity. You may also experience a subtle yet notable cinnamon finish to round out the cup. The Cooperativa Todosanterita is also associated with the Federation of Cooperatives of Coffee Producers of Guatemala, a group aimed to better the village’s living conditions, providing drinking water, schools, and medical clinics.
In fact, this village is so ancient that the main language spoken in this village isn’t Spanish, it’s the Mayan language, ‘Mam’. It’s true what they say: good things don’t last. Such is the case with this coffee.